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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 Ravenna. a"* , On the other hand,
Pompey had at his disposal the entire resources of rea[ the Roman empire ...
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 ...
The number of the Roman legions, which in 31 stood as high as seventy or
seventy-five, was cut down to twenty- seven or twenty-eight. On the other hand,
the auxiliary forces of light Augustus' infantry and horsemen, which since
Caesar's day ...
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