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oppidum diripere
to plunder a town.
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oppidum incendere
to fire a town.
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oppidum recipere
to retake a town.
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oppidum capere, expugnare
to take, storm a town.
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in oppidum irruptionem facere
to break into the town.
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in oppidum irrumpere
to break into the town.
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claustra portarum revellere
to break down the gates.
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portas refringere
to break down the gates.
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portas obstruere (B. G. 5. 50)
to barricade the gates.
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oppugnationem, obsidionem relinquere
to give up an assault, a siege.
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obsidionem quattuor menses sustinere
to hold out for four months.
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oppidum obsidione liberare
to raise a siege (used of the army of relief).
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urbis obsidionem liberare
to raise a siege (used of the army of relief).
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munitiones perrumpere
to break through the lines (and relieve a town).
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subsidium alicui summittere
to send relief to some one.
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ignem inferre operibus (B. C. 2. 14)
to set fire to the siege-works.
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crebras ex oppido excursiones facere (B. G. 2. 30)
to make a sally, sortie from the town.
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eruptionem facere ex oppido
to make a sally, sortie from the town.
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murum nudare defensoribus
to drive the defenders from the walls.
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tela ingerere, conicere
to discharge showers of missiles.
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oppidum tormentis verberare
to rain missiles on a town, bombard it.
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cuniculos agere (B. G. 3. 21)
to make mines, subterraneous passages.
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patentia ruinis (vid. XII. 1, note ruina...)
a breach.
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iter ruina patefactum
a breach.
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aries murum attingit, percutit
the battering-ram strikes the wall.
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positis scalis muros ascendere
to scale the walls by means of ladders.
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scalas admovere (B. C. 3. 63)
to apply scaling-ladders.
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testudine facta moenia subire (B. G. 2. 6)
to advance to the walls protected by a covering of shields.
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turres instituere, exstruere
to raise towers.
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vineas agere (B. G. 3. 21)
to advance pent-houses, mantlets.
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opera facere
to raise siege-works.
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oppidum cingere vallo et fossa
to surround a town with a rampart and fosse.
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oppidum oppugnare
to storm a town.
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oppidum fame domare
to starve a town into surrender.
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oppidum in obsidione tenere
to keep a town in a state of siege.
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oppidum obsidione claudere
to besiege a city.
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oppidum obsidere
to besiege a city.
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oppidum manu (opere) munitum
a town artificially fortified.
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oppidum natura loci munitum (B. G. 1. 38)
a town with a strong natural position.
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rem ad consilium deferre
to refer a matter to a council of war.
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consilium habere, convocare
to hold a council of war.
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signa convellere (vid. sect. XVI. 6, note signa...)
to pluck up the standards out of the ground (to begin the march).
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vasa colligere (Liv. 21. 47)
to pack the baggage (for marching).
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vasa conclamare (B. C. 3. 37)
to give the signal for breaking up the camp, collecting baggage.
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classicum or tuba canit ad praetorium
the bugle, trumpet sounds before the general's tent.
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omnia ferro ignique, ferro atque igni or ferro flammaque vastare
to ravage with fire and sword.
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pabulatione premi (B. C. 1. 78)
to suffer from want of forage.
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pabulatum, frumentatum ire
to forage.
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lignatum, aquatum ire
to go to fetch wood, water.
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capere equos
to capture horses.
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