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Druides rebus divinis intersunt, sacrificia publica ac privata
procurant, religiones interpretantur: ad hos magnus
numerus adulescentium discendi causa concurrit,
magnoque hi sunt apud eos honore. Nam fere de omnibus controversiis publicis privatisque constituunt
et, si quod 5
facinus admissus est, si caedes facta, si de hereditate, de…

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inde in Galliam translata esse existimatur, et nunc ei, qui 20
diligentius eam rem cognoscere volunt, plerumque in
Britanniam discendi causa profiscuntur

(1) line 16 `hoc mortuo' Who is being referred to?

(2) lines 16 ­ 17 `aut...aut' Translate this expression

(3) lines 16 ­ 18 `aut is qui...Druidum' What…

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terrarum magnitudine, de rerum natura, de deorum
immortalium vi ac potestate disputant et iuventuti tradunt

(1) lines 31 ­ 33 Which are the two reasons Caesar thinks the Celtic Druids unwilling to commit their teachings to
writing?

(2) lines 33 35
(i) if souls do not die, according to the…

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(ii) What are the cages woven with? Give Latin and English
(iii) How big are the cages? (here called `simulacra'). Which two Latin words tell you? Write them down
and translate them .
(iv) What do the Gauls do with the cages? Refer to these specific lines (47 ­ 49)…

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