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1

hīs rēbus ita āctīs, ...

After matters had been conducted in this way, ...

2

... cōnstitūtā nocte quā proficīscerentur Allobrogēs, ...

... (and) after the night was decided, on which the Allobroges would depart, ...

3

Cicerō, ā lēgātīs cūncta ēdoctus, ...

Cicero, having learned everything from [by means of] the ambassadors, ...

4

... praetōribus imperat ut in ponte Muluiō per īnsidiās Allobrogum comitātūs dēprehendant.

... instructed the praetors to arrest the retinues of the Allobroges by ambushes on the Milvian bridge.

5

sine morā ad pontem itum est.

They went [there was a going] to bridge without delay.

6

praetōrēs, hominēs mīlitārēs, ...

The praetors, (being) military men, ...

7

... sine tumultū praesidiīs collocātīs, ...

... after garrisons had been placed without disturbance, ...

8

... sīcutī eīs praeceptum erat, ...

... as they had been ordered [as had been commanded to them], ...

9

... occultē pontem obsident.

... secretly besiege the bridge.

10

postquam ad id locī lēgātī cum Volturciō peruēnērunt ...

After the ambassadors came to this place [to this of place] with Volturcius ...

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... et simul utrimque clāmor exortus est, ...

... and as soon as a commotion arose on both sides, ...

12

... Gallī, citō cognitō cōnsiliō, sine morā praetōribus sē trādunt;

... the Gauls, because the plan has been quickly understood, hand themselves over to the praetors without delay;

13

Volturcius prīmō, cohortātus cēterōs, gladiō sē ā multitūdine dēfendit.

At first Volturcius, after encouraging the others, defends himself from the crowd with a sword.

14

deinde, ubi ā lēgātīs dēsertus est, ...

Then, when he was deserted by the ambassadors,

15

... timidus ac uītae diffīdēns, ...

... frightened and despairing of life, ...

16

... uelut hostibus sēsē praetōribus dēdit.

... he handed himself over to the praetors as though (they were) enemies.

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