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Caesar"s Civil War (Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature)

by William W. Batstone

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL7390659M
ISBN 10019516511X
ISBN 109780195165111

  Caesar, Julius, BCE BCE: Author of introduction, etc. De Quincey, Thomas, Translator: McDevitte, W. A. (William Alexander) Title "De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries Contents: The war in Gaul -- The civil war. Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject. Book 1 - (50 B.C.) []Vossius's supplement to the first book: I will now say nothing concerning the absurd opinion of those who assert that the following Commentaries on the Civil War were not written by Caesar without the authority of Suetonius, the diction itself would be sufficient to convince the most skeptical that Caesar and no other was the author.

The sources Suetonius’ “The Deified Julius Caesar” in Lives of the Caesars and Plutarch’s “Caesar” in Roman Lives are both secondary source while Julius Caesar’s The Civil War (Book I) is a primary source. A primary source can be a document or physical object which was written or created during the time first-hand originally. Civil War provides a vigorous, direct, clear, third-personal, impassioned account of Caesar's campaigns during the civil war of 49­ BC, drawn from his three books of commentarii.

  The Civil War by Julius Caesar in EPUB, FB2, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Caesar's Civil War. When Caesar crossed the Rubicon, the Senate finally realized that they had made a terrible mistake. The mistake wasn't in letting the situation get that far, but in that they believed the Roman and Italian people would rally to defend the Republican system.


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Caesar"s Civil War (Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature) by William W. Batstone Download PDF EPUB FB2

In essence, the author provides a nice conclusion to the Civil War and shows how Octavian, a.k.a.: Augustus, became the first Roman emperor.

Bottom line: this is a well-organized and comprehensive book on the Civil War. It is an easy read and one of the better volumes in the Essential Histories by: 1. This edition of the Civil War replaces the earlier Loeb Classical Library edition by A.

Peskett () with new text, translation, introduction, and bibliography. In the Loeb Classical Library edition of Caesar, Volume I is his Gallic War ; Volume III consists of Alexandrian War, African War, and Spanish War, commonly ascribed to Caesar by our manuscripts but of uncertain by: 4.

The Civil War - written by Gaius Julius Caesar and three of his followers - recounts the events of the civil war between the Caesar and Pompey the Great, including the latter's defeat and the subsequent "mopping-up" of his partisans in Egypt, Pontus, North Africa and Spain/5.

But Curio, as war was being openly prepared against Caesar, advised him to concentrate his troops, and rescue the republic now oppressed by a few daring men. Caesar, although he was not ignorant of the real state of affairs, was however of opinion that particular regard should be paid to the tranquillity of the republic, lest any one should suppose that he was the originator of the war.

Caesar's Civil War by Julius Caesar - The second book in Caesar's historiesThis edition of Caesar's account of the Civil War against Pompey and his ed on: J   The Civil War is Caesar's masterly account of the celebrated war between himself and his great rival Pompey, from the crossing of the Rubicon in January 49 B.C.

to Pompey's death and the start of the Alexandrian War in the autumn of the following year. His unfinished account of the continuing /5(14). Civil War, Book 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may ha /5.

THE SUPPLEMENT of DIONYSIUS VOSSIUS TO CAESAR'S FIRST BOOK of THE CIVIL WAR. I think it needless to say any thing here, in opposition to those who pretend, that the following Commentaries, concerning the Civil War, were not penned by Caesar himself.

Caesar's literary aims are discussed here. The three books on the civil war are comparable; they describe the events of the years 49 and 48 but are unfinished. In these books, Caesar is his own herald: in a simple and compressed style, he shows himself involuntarily fighting necessary wars.

The Civil War is a tense and gripping depiction of his struggle with Pompey over the leadership of Republican Rome – a conflict that spanned the entire Roman world, from Gaul and Spain to Asia and Africa.

Where Caesar’s own account leaves off in 48 BC, his lieutenants take up the history, describing the vital battles of Munda, Spain and. Portrait of a civilian Cicero and the Civil War. The Civil War presented the vast majority of Romans with a dilemma, for it was clear that joining either side or remaining inactive all had their perils.

As we have seen, only a minority even among the Senate actually wanted war. Book III Caesar crosses to Epirus to face Pompey. Troubles in Italy. Caesar receives reinforcements, checks Scipio. He blockades Pompey outside Dyrrachium but is defeated. The campaign of Pharsalus.

Naval operations. Flight and death of Pompey. Start of the Alexandrian War. III 5 Caesar in Italy. Chapter 1 Julius Caesar, holding the election as dictator, was himself appointed consul with Publius Servilius; for this was the year in which it was permitted by the laws that he should be chosen consul.

This business being ended, as credit was beginning to fail in Italy, and the debts could not be paid, he determined that arbitrators should be appointed: and that they should make an estimate.

Julius Caesar, Gallic War ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help.

Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book. Gaius Julius Caesar: Civil War. Gaius Julius Caesar (13 July - 15 March 44 BCE), Roman statesman, general, author, famous for the conquest of Gaul (modern France and Belgium) and his subsequent coup d'état.

He changed the Roman republic into a monarchy and laid the foundations of a truly Mediterranean empire. Caesar Against Rome is an absorbing narrative of the four-year Roman Civil War that began with Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon in 49 BCE.

Focusing always on Caesar, the book sketches a panorama of Roman society―the first society to display the ambition, greed, and intrigue of modern politics―in the last century before Christ. Commentarii de Bello Civili (Commentaries on the Civil War), or Bellum Civile, is an account written by Julius Caesar of his war against Gnaeus Pompeius and the Roman Senate.

It consists of three books covering the events of BC, from shortly before Caesar's invasion of Italy to Pompey's defeat at the Battle of Pharsalus and flight to : Julius Caesar.

Julius Caesar launched a civil war in ancient Rome in order to take control of the government as the most powerful leader.

Learn about the origins of this fighting and how it changed the Roman. A military leader of legendary genius, Caesar was also a great writer, recording the events of his life with incomparable immediacy and power. The Civil War is a tense and gripping depiction of his struggle with Pompey over the leadership of Republican Rome - a conflict that spanned the entire Roman world, from Gaul and Spain to Asia and Africa.

Where Caesar's own account leaves off in 48 BC. Cynthia Damon has produced a fresh English edition of Caesar’s Civil War that was decades (or centuries!) in the making, depending on how you look at it. Shown above and discussed below are Cynthia Damon's Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile, her Latin edition of Caesar's Civil War, and her English translation.

Like most ancient texts, we do not have a pristine copy of Caesar. Caesar’s Civil War (e-book) Caesar's history of the Civil War against Pompey and the Optimates describes the steps leading up to and during the fight for the mastery of the Roman Republic.

Written by the Roman general, statesman and dictator, it was supposedly written right before his death in 44 BCE. This book contains the complete text of De Bello Gallico, Book I; an interlinear translation; and an accompanying, more polished translation are just part of this reference the bottom of each page below the text, each Latin word is completely parsed and the commentary includes useful references to the revised grammars of Bennett, Gildersleeve, Allen and Greenough, and .Caesar's Gallic Wars essays chronicle the history of his military engagements during the years B.C.

in Gaul, Germany, and Britain. And, as an aid to his readers, he provides expository information for those who are unfamiliar with the far-off lands and people encountered during his forays.