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By Caesar, A. G. Way

during this quantity are 3 works about the campaigns engaged in by means of the nice Roman statesman Julius Caesar (100–44 BCE), yet now not written via him. The Alexandrian War, which bargains with problems in other places additionally, can have been written by way of Aulus Hirtius (ca. 90–43 BC, pal and army subordinate of Caesar), who's mostly considered as the writer of the final publication of Caesar's Gallic War. The African War and The Spanish War are exact debts in actual fact through officials who had shared within the campaigns. All 3 works are vital resources of our wisdom of Caesar's career.

The Loeb Classical Library variation of Caesar is in 3 volumes.

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Their retreat, more of the Alexandrians disembarked and pursued our flustered men more hotly. At the same time those who had stayed aboard the warships made haste to seize the gang-planks and ease the ships away from land, to prevent the enemy from gaining possession of them. All this thoroughly alarmed our troops of the three cohorts which had taken post on the bridge and the tip of the mole 41 CAESAR ac prima mole constiterant, cum post se clamorem exaudirent, fugam suorum viderent, magnam vim telorum ne adversi sustinerent, veriti ab tergo circumvenirentur et discessu navium omnino reditu munitionem intercluderentur in ponte institutam magno cursu incitati ad navis contenderunt.

In the course of the following day the Thirty-Seventh legion, part of the surrendered remnants of Pompeius' troops, after being embarked by Domitius Calvinus with corn, arms, weapons and artillery, made the coast of Africa a little beyond Alexandria. An East wind, which blew continuously for many days, prevented this fleet from gaining harbour but the ground throughout all that area gives excellent hold for anchoi'S. And as they were weather-bound for a long time, and hard put to it for lack of water, they infoi-med Caesar by means of a fast boat.

Their retreat, more of the Alexandrians disembarked and pursued our flustered men more hotly. At the same time those who had stayed aboard the warships made haste to seize the gang-planks and ease the ships away from land, to prevent the enemy from gaining possession of them. All this thoroughly alarmed our troops of the three cohorts which had taken post on the bridge and the tip of the mole 41 CAESAR ac prima mole constiterant, cum post se clamorem exaudirent, fugam suorum viderent, magnam vim telorum ne adversi sustinerent, veriti ab tergo circumvenirentur et discessu navium omnino reditu munitionem intercluderentur in ponte institutam magno cursu incitati ad navis contenderunt.

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