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HAGVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

FROM 11E LIBRARY OF
JOHN CALAN BROOKS

APIIL 25, 1939

CONTENTS

OF THE SECOND VOLUME.

CHAPTER XIV.

The consuls prepare to withstand Cæsar's claims by force.-Cæsar crosses the Rubi.

con.-Consternation of his enerries. They abandon Rome, and rally round Pom.

peius in Campania.-Cæsar advances triumphantly.- The senate affects to nego-
CHAPTER XVIII.

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Pompeius seeks refuge in Egypt.-Treacherous policy of the advisers of King Ptole-

mæus.—Pompeius is enticed from his vessel and murdered.—The fugitives from

Pharsalia reassemble at Dyrrhachium and Corcyra.-Cicero withdraws from the

contest.-Scipio assumes the command.-Cæsar follows in pursuit of Pompeius :

receives the submission of C. Cassius : reaches Egypt, and pays honour to the

head of Pompeius.-Undertakes to settle the affairs of the kingdom.-Fascinations

of Cleopatra.—Discontent of the Alexandrians : they rise against Cæsar and block.

ade him in the palace.-The Alexandrian war: intrigues, defeat and death of

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