Although Augustus had resigned as consul, he desired to retain his consular not just in his provinces but throughout the empire.
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They showed their prowess during this siege by jumping from the wall and directly into the enemy despite being completely outnumbered.
Occasionally, hostages would be entrusted to a neutral or mediating party during a revolt, such as the time one hundred hostages surrendered by the Senones were placed in the custody of the Aedui who helped negotiate between the revolutionaries and Caesar.
However, he combined an overriding concern for his personal interests with a deep-seated patriotism, based on a nostalgia of Rome's antique virtues.
His fear of Ariovistus and the general outcry from the Gallic people led Caesar to launch a campaign against the Germans, even though they had been considered friends of the Republic.