By Caesar, A. G. Way
during this quantity are 3 works about the campaigns engaged in through the nice Roman statesman Julius Caesar (100–44 BCE), yet now not written through him. The Alexandrian War, which bargains with problems in other places additionally, can have been written by means of Aulus Hirtius (ca. 90–43 BC, buddy and armed forces subordinate of Caesar), who's ordinarily considered as the writer of the final ebook of Caesar's Gallic War. The African War and The Spanish War are targeted debts truly by way of officials who had shared within the campaigns. All 3 works are vital resources of our wisdom of Caesar's career.
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People themselves were clever and very shrewd, and no sooner had they seen what was being done by us than they would reproduce it with such cunning that it seemed it was our men who had copied their works. Much also they invented on their own account, and kept assailing our entrenchments while simultaneously defending their own. In their councils and public meetings the arguments which the their leaders kept driving home were as follows Roman people were gradually acquiring a habit of seizing that kingdom a few years earlier Aulus Gabinius ^ had been in Egypt with an army ' : ; Pompeius too had resorted thither in his flight Caesar had now come with his forces, and the death of Pompeius had had no effect in dissuading Caesar from staying on among them.
In translation I have adopted the more common form. ^ Syria, 14 ; ; THE ALEXANDRIAN WAR Highly productive and abundantly supplied as it The was, the city furnished equipment of all kinds. people themselves were clever and very shrewd, and no sooner had they seen what was being done by us than they would reproduce it with such cunning that it seemed it was our men who had copied their works. Much also they invented on their own account, and kept assailing our entrenchments while simultaneously defending their own.
Haec superioribus diebus saepenumero Caesar suis exposuerat, ut hoc maiore animo contenderent, quod omnium salutem sibi commendatam contubernalem, obtestatus, ne Eadem suum viderent. amicum, suam atque omnium opinionem, quorum iudicio delectus ad ficisceretur, neque Itaque hoc animo maritimis quisque notum prosequens nauticisque erat falleret pugnam pro- est decertatum, ut sollertia atque ars praesidium ferret, neque numero navium praestantibus multitudo prodesset, neque electi ad virtutem e tanta multitudine virtuti nostrorum possent Capitur hoc proelio quinqueremis una adaequare.
Alexandrian War, African War, Spanish War by Caesar, A. G. Way