C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of His Wars in Gaul, and Civil War with Pompey by Cayo Julio C. SarC. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of His Wars in Gaul, and Civil War with Pompey by Cayo Julio C. Sar

C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of His Wars in Gaul, and Civil War with Pompey

byCayo Julio C. Sar, Cayo Julio Cesar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1750 edition. Excerpt: ...for his departure, he commanded tooon"" e fJdiers t0 g on board without noise or tumult, leaving fcpird, only small parties of lighuarm'd archers and (lingers on the walls, and in the turrets; with orders to quit their posts upon a certain signal, so soon as the rest of the soldiers should be shipped off, and repair to a safe place, where gallies lay ready for them to embark. 28. But the besieged, who had received many injuries and affronts both from Pompey and his army, were well affected to Cæsar; and therefore so soon as they knew Pompey's designs, whilst the soldiers were preparing for The besieged heir voyage', gave Cæsar notice of his departure from girt defer the tops of their houses; whereupon he immediately cornnotice of it. manjed his soldiers to repair to their arms, and provide scaling-ladders, that no time might be lost in the execuPoropey's tion of his design. Not long before night Pompey weigh'd soldiers go anchor, when the soldiers on the wall, receiving the ini"dfcwcdj tended signal, quired their stations, arid arrived at the place tachl,, where where the gallies attended them. Cæsar's soldiers in the Civil mean while had scaled the walls, and being advised by the War. besieged to beware of the k piles, which had been fixed by U/NJ Pompey's order in the ditches, made a halt, and were at last conducted by a long circuit to the haven; where, by the assistance of some small boats, they seized two of Pompey's vessels, which stuck upon Cæsar's mounts. CHAP. XI. 29. THOUGH Cæsar was fully persuaded how much it would conduce towards a speedy determination of the war, to equip a fleet, and follow Pompey cross the seas, before he could have an opportunity of joining his transmarine allies; yet he cons...
Title:C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of His Wars in Gaul, and Civil War with PompeyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:June 20, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1236066804

ISBN - 13:9781236066800

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