>He. A. talks of himself. And 'propinquos' "those nearest" are his
> --- tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
> Ariovistus himself only says that his
> > own
> > > people (the original 15,000 of what had become a
> > > "German" force of some 120,000 by 58 BCE) had been
> > in
> > > Gaul since ca. 72 BCE,
> > OK.
> > > and that they had left their
> > > home AND THEIR PEOPLE to seek success in Gaul.
> > Where in DBG?
> ****GK: DBG 1.44.2: "transisse* Rhenum sese non sua
> sponte, sed rogatum et arcessitum* a Gallis; non sine*
> magna* spe magnisque praemiis* domum propinquosque
> reliquisse; "