n Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - Two notes on Roman Germany : notes
|Article Title||Two notes on Roman Germany : notes|
|© Publisher:||Classical Association of South Africa (CASA)|
|Journal||Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||195 - 199|
During his Gallic wars Caesar had to resort to naval warfare on several occasions. He also crossed the Rhine twice (BG 4.16-17; 6.9). Although the Ubians, then on the east bank, offered him ships to transport his army across the river, he declined, deciding to construct a bridge for the purpose, not only for greater safety, but also for prestige.
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