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Alesia already Antonius Ariovistus army Arverni attack attempt Balbus battle Belgae Bellovaci bill Brundisium Brutus Caesar camp campaign Cassius Catilina cavalry CHAPTER chief Cicero Cisalpine Gaul civilised coast command conquest constitution consul consulship Crassus crossed death defeat democratic Domitius Dyrrhachium East Edui elected Empire enemy enemy's fact fight fleet force frontier Gaius Gracchus Gallic Gergovia German governor Gracchus hands Helvetii hill influence Italy knew Labienus land leader learnt least legions lines Marius master miles military mind Nervii never occupied once organisation passed plain Plutarch political Pompeian Pompeius position praetor probably rear retreat Rhine river Rome secure seems Senate senatorial party sent Sequani ships soldiers Spain strong struggle Suebi Suetonius Sugambri Sullan tells territory tion took town Transalpine tribes tribune troops turn Ubii Vercingetorix victory whole
Page 392 - ... stories" of the Men and of the events connected with them. To the Life of each "Hero" will be given one duodecimo volume, handsomely printed in large type, provided with maps and adequately illustrated according to the special requirements of the several subjects.
Page 392 - A SERIES of biographical studies of the lives and work of a number of representative historical characters about whom have gathered the great traditions of the Nations to which they belonged, and who have been accepted, in many instances, as types of the several National ideals. With the life of each typical character will be presented a picture of the National conditions surrounding him during his career. The narratives are the work of writers who are recognized authorities on their several subjects,...
Page 391 - By W. Warde Fowler. WYCLIF. By Lewis Sergeant. NAPOLEON. By W. O'Connor Morris. HENRY OF NAVARRE. By P. F. Willert. CICERO. By JL StrachanDavidson. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. By Noah Brooks. PRINCE HENRY (OF PORTUGAL) THE NAVIGATOR. By CR Beazley. JULIAN THE PHILOSOPHER. By Alice Gardner.
Page 391 - CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS. By Washington Irving. ROBERT THE BRUCE. By Sir Herbert Maxwell. HANNIBAL. By W. O'Connor Morris. ULYSSES S. GRANT. By William Conant Church. ROBERT E.
Page 392 - A series of biographical studies of the lives and work of certain representative historical characters, about whom have gathered the great traditions of the Nations to which they belonged, and who have been accepted, in many instances, as types of the several National ideals.
Page 255 - ... and Pompeius be allowed at the same time to retain his powers. Caesar, determined to put his enemies in the wrong, was studiously fair in his proposals. On January 1, a letter 49 *• from him was read to the Senate, in which he offered to give up the Transalpine province and eight legions, provided the Senate would allow him to retain Cisalpine Gaul with two legions or Illyricum with one until after he had been elected consul. The Senate, urged to decisive action by Pompeius, would listen to...
Page 391 - Firth. FREDERICK THE GREAT. By WF Reddaway. WELLINGTON. By W. O'Connor Morris. CONSTANTINE THE GREAT. By JB Firth. MOHAMMED. DS Margoliouth.
Page 391 - ... DANIEL O'CONNELL. By Robert Dunlop. SAINT LOUIS (Louis IX. of France). By Frederick Perry. LORD CHATHAM. By Walford Davis Green. OWEN GLYNDWR. By Arthur G. Bradley.