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cuneum facere (Liv. 22. 47)
to draw up troops in a wedge-formation.
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in orbem consistere
to form a square.
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orbem facere (Sall. Iug. 97. 5)
to form a square.
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parem (opp. imparem) esse hosti
to be a match for the enemy.
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equitatu superiorem esse
to have the advantage in cavalry.
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multitudine hostium cingi
to be surrounded by the superior force of the enemy.
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circumvenire hostem aversum or a tergo (B. G. 2. 26)
to surround the enemy from the rear.
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in latus hostium incurrere
to fall upon the enemy's flank.
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manu fortis
personally brave.
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ferarum ritu pugnare
to fight like lions.
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laxatis (opp. confertis) ordinibus pugnare
to fight in open order.
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res ad manus venit
the fighting is now at close quarters.
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strictis gladiis in hostem ferri
to throw oneself on the enemy with drawn sword.
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res gladiis geri coepta est
swords must now decide the day.
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res ad gladios vēnit
swords must now decide the day.
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omissis pilis gladiis rem gerere
to throw down the javelins (pila) and fight with the sword.
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gladio comminus (opp. eminus) rem gerere
to fight with swords at close quarters.
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collato pede (Liv. 6. 12)
hand to hand.
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tum pes cum pede collatus est (Liv. 28. 2)
a hand-to-hand engagement ensued.
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collatis signis (viribus) pugnare
to fight hand-to-hand, at close quarters.
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res ad triarios redit (Liv. 8. 8)
the triarii must now fight (proverbially = we are reduced to extremities).
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res est in periculo, in summo discrimine
the position is critical.
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diu anceps stetit pugna
the issue of the day was for a long time uncertain.
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ancipiti Marte pugnatur
the issue of the battle is undecided.
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proelium anceps est
the issue of the battle is undecided.
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acies inclīnat or inclīnatur (Liv. 7. 33)
the line of battle gives way.
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iusto (opp. tumultuario) proelio confligere cum hoste (Liv. 35. 4)
to fight a pitched, orderly battle with an enemy.
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hostes a tergo adoriri
to attack the enemy in the rear.
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aversos hostes aggredi
to attack the enemy in the rear.
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adversis hostibus occurrere
to attack the enemy in the front.
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proelio concurritur (Sall. Iug. 59)
the lines charge in battle one on another.
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signa conferre cum hoste
to come to close quarters.
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manum (us) conserere cum hoste
to come to close quarters.
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per medios hostes (mediam hostium aciem) perrumpere
to break through the enemy's centre.
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in medios hostes se inicere
to rush into the midst of the foe.
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impetum excipere (Liv. 6. 12)
to parry the attack.
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impetum sustinere (B. G. 1. 26)
to resist the attack, onset.
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signa inferre in hostem
to attack the enemy.
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invadere, impetum facere in hostem
to attack the enemy.
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aggredi hostem
to attack the enemy.
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gradum inferre in hostem
to march on the enemy.
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classicum canit (B. C. 3. 82)
the trumpet sounds for the attack.
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proelium iustum (opp. tumultuarium)
a pitched battle.
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proelium cruentum, atrox
a bloody battle.
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povocare aliquem ad certamen singulare
to challenge some one to single combat.
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certamen singulare
single combat.
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ex equo pugnare
to fight on horseback.
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proelio interesse
to take part in the engagement.
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in acie dimicare
to fight a pitched battle.
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acie (armis, ferro) decernere
to fight a pitched battle.
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