By Caesar, A. G. Way
during this quantity are 3 works about the campaigns engaged in through the good Roman statesman Julius Caesar (100–44 BCE), yet no longer written via him. The Alexandrian War, which bargains with issues somewhere else additionally, could have been written through Aulus Hirtius (ca. 90–43 BC, pal and army subordinate of Caesar), who's usually considered as the writer of the final publication of Caesar's Gallic War. The African War and The Spanish War are certain debts sincerely through officials who had shared within the campaigns. All 3 works are very important assets of our wisdom of Caesar's career.
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14, below. e. from the Great Harbour to the Eunostos Harbour. 29 CAESAR advcrsasque hostibus navis constituit dextro in : cornu Ilhodias coUocat, in sinistro Ponticas. CCCC passuum has spatium esse satis Post hunc ad explicandas navis videbatur. ordinem reliquas navis subsidio Inter quod relinquit, distribuit quae ; quamque earum sequatur et cui subveniat constituit atque imperat. Non dubitanter Alexandrini classem producunt XXII, atque instruunt : in fronte collocant reliquas subsidiarias in secundo ordine consti- Magnum tuunt.
And by now he had dislodged the members of its garrison with artillery and arrows shot from his ships, had driven them back into the town, and put ashore approximately three cohorts the confined space would not afford a footing for more -while the rest of his forces remained at their posts aboard the ships. At this stage he ordered the bridge to be screened by a rampart on the side facing the enemy, and the opening for the passage of ships formed by an arch which supported the bridge to be filled up and ; ; — — ; — — — — 39 CAESAR atque obstrui.
This reverse, so far from dismaying our troops, fired and stiinulated thein to carry out large-scale the course of storming the enemy's defenceworks. Every day encounters took place, and whenever a chance offered itself and the Alexandrians burst out in a frontal sally and gave Caesar an opportunity of engaging battle, he achieved considerable success, thanks to the excellent morale and ardent enthusiasm of his troops nor could his \videspread words of encouragement keep pace with the legions' exertions or their eagerness for fighting, so that they had to be deterred and held back from the most hazardous encounters rather than be spurred on to fight.
Alexandrian War, African War, Spanish War by Caesar, A. G. Way