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Caesar's civil war, 49-44 B.C.

Author: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge, ©2003.
Series: Essential histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great were two of the greatest generals Rome had ever produced. Together they had brought vast stretches of territory under Roman dominion. In 49 B.C. they turned against each other and plunged Rome into civil war. Legion was pitched against legion in a vicious battle for political domination of the vast Roman world. Based on original accounts of the war, Adrian Goldsworthy provides an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
ISBN: 0415968593 9780415968591 9780203494615 020349461X
OCLC Number: 52240792
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Background to war --
The First Triumvirate --
Warring sides --
Legion against legion --
Outbreak --
Crossing the Rubicon --
The fighting --
Civil War --
Portrait of a soldier --
Caesar's centurions --
The world around war --
A Mediterranean war --
Portrait of a civilian --
Cicero and the Civil War --
How the war ended --
The Ides of March --
Conclusion and consequences --
Civil wars and the end of the Republic
Series Title: Essential histories.
Responsibility: Adrian Goldsworthy.
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When Rome's two greatest generals, Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great, turned against each other in 49 BC, Rome was plunged into civil war. This publication draws on Caesar's own account of the war  Read more...

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