By Kate Gilliver
Julius Caesar used to be some of the most formidable and winning politicians of the past due Roman Republic and his brief yet bloody conquest of the Celtic tribes ended in the institution of the Roman province of Gaul (modern France).
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The latter’s triumph certainly fell on one of the two February dates recorded in the fasti, meaning that his army did not return to Rome until midwinter. Rome’s long conﬂict with Carthage in Sicily, as one might expect, also regularly necessitated keeping the legions on the island through the planting season. 33 The legions of P. 34 The consul C. 37 Three years later when one of the consuls of 251 returned to Rome, his colleague L. Caecilius Metellus stayed behind in Sicily and won a great victory at Panormus in June of the following year.
The annalistic tradition clearly reﬂects the greatly increased length of time armies began to spend in the ﬁeld as a consequence of these changes. 23 In the next year, Livy indicates that campaigning again extended well into the winter months: the soldiers were suﬀering from the cold and snow that covered the ground before the legions withdrew from Samnium. 24 Although the loss of Livy’s second decade deprives us of similar testimonia for the rest of the Third Samnite War, a Roman army probably also remained in the ﬁeld over the winter of 292/1 as well.
Yet even if these four triumphs be re32 War and Agriculture jected, the alternative is to suppose that one consul fought in the North and the other in Calabria. The latter’s triumph certainly fell on one of the two February dates recorded in the fasti, meaning that his army did not return to Rome until midwinter. Rome’s long conﬂict with Carthage in Sicily, as one might expect, also regularly necessitated keeping the legions on the island through the planting season. 33 The legions of P. 34 The consul C.
Caesars Gallic Wars by Kate Gilliver