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The total field force at his command fell short of 50,000 apparent men, and not
more than one legion was stationed with him at ... In Italy Pompey had hardly any
trained troops save the two legions recently handed over by Caesar (pp. 394-5) ...
To insure himself e^"^^ against the double risk of Afranius and Petreius
reinforcing Pompey or invading Transalpine Gaul, Caesar in person led a force of
six legions against them. He found the Pompeian army firmly entrenched in a
Eventually his army grew to fifteen legions, most of which, however, were
composed of native recruits. After a summer spent in Rome, Caesar took the field
against the sons of Pompey with eight legions, and conducted his fourth winter ...
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