The Calendar that Won the War (part 1)

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Oct 24, 2019 17:19
Caesar crossed the Rubicon river, starting the civil war against the Roman Republic. In his way to Rome, city after city, garrison after garrison switched sides and supported him. The senate left the capital to the south and granted Pompei military command to fight Caersar. Pompei left Italy to the westerns provinces.

I wasn't that Pompei was afraid. He knew that Caesar was a formidable enemy, and he needed time to organize his legions, that surpassed Caesar's two to one. Besides, Pompei thought, time was on his side. Pompei was right.

After Pompei left for Greece, the republican legions in Hispania began actions against the rebels. Now Caesar was not only outnumbered, but had two fronts to fight.
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