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For lack of transport he was compelled to throw his troops across in two relays,
thus doubling the risks of destruction by winter storms or by Pompey's patrols. But
he slipped across unscathed with the first division, and after a hairbreadth ...
Moreover, as with Pompey in 49 B.C., his troops were scattered over a wide area
and could not be concentrated before summer. The Rhine The plan of campaign
of the Vitellians was of a boldness that re- armies called the greatest exploits of ...
Through the mediation of Vespasian's Viteliius' elder brother Flavius Sabinus,
whom Vitellius had not troubled to troops pre- remove from his command of the
urban cohorts at Rome, the terms of 'tbdication capitulation were agreed upon.
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