By Caesar, A. G. Way
during this quantity are 3 works about the campaigns engaged in via the good Roman statesman Julius Caesar (100–44 BCE), yet no longer written through him. The Alexandrian War, which bargains with problems in other places additionally, could have been written by means of Aulus Hirtius (ca. 90–43 BC, pal and army subordinate of Caesar), who's in general considered as the writer of the final booklet of Caesar's Gallic War. The African War and The Spanish War are specific 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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Hominibus mentem consiliumque debilitat ; Qui ut turn accidit. Sed terror membra eripit et se in aequo loco ac piano pares esse confidebant, idem perterriti fuga paucorum XXX pedum altitudine in non sunt seque per molem in mare praecipitaverunt et DCCC passuum intervallum ad oppidum enataverunt. Multi tamen ex his capti interfectique sunt sed numerus captivorum omnino suorum et caede aedificiis consistere ausi ; fuit sex milium. Caesar praeda militibus concessa aedificia 19 diripi castellumque ad pontem, qui propior erat iussit Pharo, communivit atque Hunc fuga Pharitae praesidium ibi reliquerant ; artiorem posuit.
This bridge the inhabitants of Pharos had abandoned in their flight while the other one, which was narrower and closer to the town, was guarded by the Alexandrians. However, on the next day he attacked it from a similar motive, because the possession of these two bridges seemed likely to do away with all the sallies and sudden forays of the enemies' ships. 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.
Between the two fleets lay shoals with a narrow intersecting channel (these shoals belong to the region of Africa in fact they say that half Alexandria is part of Africa) and for quite a long time there was a pause among the actual combatants as they waited to see which side was to begin the passage, inasmuch as it seemed that those who once entered the channel would be more restricted both in deploying their fleet and, if things fared badly, in withdrawing. The commander of the Rhodian squadron was Euphranor, a man M'ho in point of personality and bravery deserved comparison with our people rather than with the Greeks.
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