|Ex libro CXXVI
annorum XXIII, obsessum in oppido Perusia L. Antonium conatumque
erumpere et repulsum fame coegit in deditionem venire ipsique et
militibus eius ignovit, Perusiam diruit, redactisque in potestatem suam
omnibus diversae partis exercitibus bellum citra ullum sanguinem
|From book 126
Caesar was only twenty-three when he laid siege to Lucius Antonius in
town of Perugia and prevented several break-outs, and when hunger
him into surrender,  Caesar
and all his soldiers, but sacked Perugia. Without bloodshed, he brought
the armies of both sides in this war under his command.
|Ex libro CXXVII
qui Pompeianarum partium fuerat, duce in Syriam inruperunt victoque
Saxa, M. Antoni legato, totam eam provinciam occupaverunt.
ad bellum adversus Caesarem gerendum [lacuna] uxore
ne concordiae ducum obstaret, pace facta cum Caesare, sororem eius
in matrimonium duxit. Q.
Salvidenum consilia nefaria adversus Caesarem molitum indicio suo
isque damnatus mortem conscivit.
legatus, Parthos proelio victos Syria expulit Labieno, eorum duce,
hostis, Sex. Pompeius, Siciliam teneret et commercium annonae
expostulatam cum eo pacem Caesar et Antonius fecerunt ita ut Siciliam
Africae et bella ibi gesta continet.
|From book 127
commanded by Labienus, who belonged to the faction of the Pompeians,
Syria and, having defeated Decidius Saxa, a deputy of Marc Antony,
the entire province.
in order to make war against [Octavian] Caesar [lacuna]
Fulvia [lacuna], so that there was no obstacle to an
the leaders, made peace with [Octavian] Caesar and married his sister Octavia. He
exposed by his own evidence how Quintus Salvidenus was making criminal
plans against [Octavian] Caesar; he was condemned and committed
a deputy of Antony, defeated the Parthians in battle and drove them out
of Syria, after their commander Labienus had been killed.
an enemy close to Italy, Sextus Pompeius, occupied Sicily
and threatened the grain trade, [Octavian] Caesar and Antony concluded,
at his demand, a peace treaty with him, so that he could rule Sicily as
It [book 127]
contains an account of the troubles in Africa and the wars that were
|Ex libro CXXVIII
rursus latrociniis mare infestum redderet nec pacem quam acceperat
Caesar necessario adversus eum bello suscepto duobus navalibus proeliis
cum dubio eventu pugnavit.
M. Antoni, Parthos in Syria proelio vicit regemque eorum occidit.
legatis Antoni subacti sunt.
Siculi apparatum continet.
|From book 128
Sextus Pompeius through piracy made the sea dangerous again and did not
maintain the peace he had agreed upon, [Octavian] Caesar accepted the
war against him, and fought two naval battles, with a dubious outcome.
a deputy of Marc Antony, defeated the Parthians in Syria and killed
Jews were also defeated by a deputy of Marc Antony.
It [book 128]
contains an account of the preparations of the Sicilian war.
|Ex libro CXXIX
vario eventu navalibus proeliis pugnatum est ita ut ex duabus Caesaris
classibus altera, cui Agrippa praeerat, vinceret, altera, quam Caesar
deleta expositi in terram milites in magno periculo essent. Victus
deinde Pompeius in Siciliam profugit.
ex Africa velut ad societatem belli contra Sex. Pompeium a Caesare
traiecerat, cum bellum Caesari quoque inferret, relictus ab exercitu,
triumviratus honore vitam impetravit.
corona a Caesare donatus est, qui honos nulli ante eum habitus erat.
|From book 129
battles with varying outcomes were fought against Sextus Pompeius, in
following way: of the two navies of [Octavian] Caesar, the one, whose
was victorious, but the other, commanded by Caesar, was destroyed and
soldiers that had been set ashore were exposed to grave
defeated Pompeius fled to [the interior of] Sicily.
who had arrived from Africa as if to support [Octavian] Caesar in his
against Sextus Pompeius, launched a war against Caesar, he was
by his army, deprived of his triumviral
powers, but successfully begged for his life.
received a naval crown from [Octavian] Caesar, an honor that no one had
|Ex libro CXXX
cum Cleopatra luxuriatur, tarde Mediam ingressus bellum cum legionibus
XVIII et XVI milia equitum Parthis intulit, et cum, duabus legionis
nulla re prospere cedente retro rediret, insecutis subinde Parthis et
trepidatione et magno totius exercitus periculo in Armeniam reversus
XXI diebus CCC milia fuga emensus. Circa
VIII milia hominum tempestatibus amisit. (Tempestates
quoque infestas super tam infeliciter susceptum Parthicum bellum culpa
sua passus est, quia hiemare in Armenia nolebat, dum ad Cleopatram
|From book 130
Living a life
pleasure with Cleopatra,
Marc Antony invaded Media
rather late, and brought war to Parthia with eighteen legions
and 16,000 horsemen; having lost two legions and failing to achieve
in any enterprise, he retreated, pursued by Parthians, and after
confusion and great danger, reached Armenia,
having covered in his flight 300 miles [450 kilometers] in 21
of tempests, he lost about 8,000 men. (Like
the Parthian war that he had undertaken so unluckily, it was his own
that he encountered these tempests, because he refused to winter in
but instead hurried to Cleopatra.)
|Ex libro CXXXI
in fidem M. Antoni veniret, bellum adversus eum in Asia moliens
a legatis eius occisus est.
veteranorum cum magna pernicie motam inhibuit, Iapydas et Dalmatas et
Armeniae regem, fide data perductum in vincula conici iussit, regnumque
Armeniae filio suo ex Cleopatra nato dedit, quam uxoris loco iam pridem
captus amore eius habere coeperat.
|From book 131
Sextus Pompeius had put himself under the protection of Marc Antony, he
prepared for war against him in Asia, but was surprised and executed by
Caesar had overcome a very damaging insurrection of veterans, he
the Iapydes, Dalmatians and Pannonians.
ordered Artavasdes, the king of Armenia, whom he had given a
to be thrown into chains, and gave the Armenian kingdom to his son, who
was born of Cleopatra; he had been captivated by her for some time, but
now began to treat her as his wife.
|Ex libro CXXXII
ob amorem Cleopatrae, ex qua duos filios habebat (Philadelphum et
neque in urbem venire vellet neque finito IIIviratus tempore imperium
bellumque moliretur quod urbi et Italiae inferret, ingentibus tam
quam terrestribus copiis ob hoc contractis remissoque Octaviae, sorori
Caesaris, repudio, Caesar in Epirum cum exercitu traiecit. Pugnae
deinde navales et proelia equestria secunda Caesaris referuntur.
|From book 132
subdued the Dalmatians in Illyricum.
Marc Antony, because of his love for Cleopatra, with whom he had two
(Philadelphus and Alexander), did neither want to come to the city nor
lay down his powers when term of the triumvirate had ended, but instead
prepared for war against the city and Italy, and gathered for this
as many naval as land forces,  and
a letter of divorce to Octavia, Caesar's sister,  [Octavian]
Caesar crossed to Epirus with an army. After
this, an account is given of the naval and equestrian battles, in which
Caesar was victorious.
|Ex libro CXXXIII
M. Antonius ad
classe victus Alexandriam profugit, obsessusque a Caesare, in ultima
rerum, praecipue occisae Cleopatrae falso rumore inpulsus, se ipse
in potestatem redacta, Cleopatra, ne in arbitrium victoris veniret,
morte defuncta, in urbem reversus tres triumphos egit, unum ex
alterum ex Actiaca victoria, tertium de Cleopatra, imposito fine
bellis altero et vicesimo anno.
qui triumvir fuerat filius) coniuratione adversus Caesarem facta bellum
moliens oppressus et occisus est.
|From book 133
Antony, defeated in a naval battle near Actium,
fled to Alexandria
and, besieged by [Octavian] Caesar, in a desperate situation and above
all misguided by a false rumor about the death of Cleopatra, killed
Caesar had reduced Alexandria, and Cleopatra, to avoid falling in the
hands, had died by her own hand, 
to the city to celebrate three triumphs: one over Illyricum, a second
the victory at Actium, and a third one over Cleopatra; this was the end
of the civil wars, in their twenty-second year.
Lepidus (the son of the Lepidus who had been triumvir) conspired
[Octavian] Caesar to make war, but it was suppressed and he was killed.