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He is repudiated by the Rhine forces. Conspiracy of Otho. He was also
unfortunate in the choice of his advisers, some of whom, like his freedman Icelus,
were rogues, while Laco proved as helpless as he was honest. In executing
Nero's freed ...
Emperor- making endangers the frontiers. of the Rhine to Strasbourg or Basle
had now been lost to the Romans, and the border tribes on the Gallic side of the
river had mostly thrown in their lot with Classicus or Civilis. But the landslide of ...
In order the frontier to cut off the sharp re-entrant angle of the Rhine at Basle, and
to hold gj^J 'a the line of high ground beyond the middle Rhine, they took in the
tke Neckar Taunus Mountains and the Black Forest into their system of defences.
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