(25) A difficult passage, of which this seems to be the meaning
(26) Murviedro of the present day. Its gallant defence against
Hannibal has been compared to that of Saragossa against the
(28) Three islands off the coast near Toulon, now called the
(29) This was Decimus Brutus, an able and trusted lieutenant of
Caesar, who made him one of his heirs in the second degree.
He, however, joined the conspiracy, and it was he who on the
day of the murder induced Caesar to go to the Senate House.