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  • Gaius Julius Caesar

    On the war in Africa. The book contains the translation in English and the original Latin text of De Bello Africo and a background taken from the second book of De Bello Civili by Gaius Julius Caesar which helps understanding the historical story.On the war in Africa. The book contains the translation in English and the original Latin text of De Bello Africo and a background taken from the second book of De Bello Civili by Gaius Julius Caesar which helps understanding the historical story. PUBLISHER:...read more

  • Gaius Julius Caesar

    In this book the famous Gaius Julius Caesar himself describes the seven years of his war in Gaul. When Caesar got proconsul of Gallia and Illyria in 58 B.C, the conquest of land in Gaul was an urgent need, both to improve his political standing and to calm his creditors in Rome. So Caesar claims his interest for a very large area already in the first sentence. His steps and measures always appear clear and logical, but this simplicity is the result of a strict discipline in style. Caesar really chooses his words, and the list of standard words that he never or rarely uses, is astonishing. E.g. for "river" he only uses flumen and never fluvius or amnis. He avoids porro (furthermore),...read more