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In recalling Verginius from his command in Upper Germany he committed
another error of judgment, for Verginius alone had sufficient authority to hold the
Rhine armies in check, and the generals whom Galba sent to replace him and
But his most formidable problem lay in the defiant attitude of the Rhine armies.
When the legions on the upper Rhine took the initiative in re- The R hint
nouncing allegiance to Galba on New Year's Day, they had no candi- armies pro-
date of ...
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 rebellion, upon which Classicus and
Tutor had ...
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