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They made the same mistake with Caesar—backed Pompeius Magnus. You campaigned in the West, just like Caesar. They didn’t know your mettle. Brutus was a nonentity, but for them there was a certain magic about Gaius Cassius. He escaped annihilation with Crassus at Carrhae, then governed Syria extremely well at the ripe old age of thirty. ” “I agree,” said Dellius. “Their world is confined to the eastern end of Our Sea. ” Antony grimaced at the syrupy dishes on the low table in front of the couch.
The Sanhedrin leader began to orate in good Greek, but in a style so florid and convoluted that it took him a tediously long time to say who the five of them were, and why they had been deputed to come so far to see the Triumvir Marcus Antonius. ” Antony barked without warning. ” He snatched a scroll from Lucilius, unfurled it, and brandished it fiercely. “This document was found among Gaius Cassius’s papers after Philippi. It states that only Antipater, chancellor to the so-called King Hyrcanus at that time, and his sons Phasael and Herod, managed to raise any gold for Cassius’s cause.
No, I can’t say that I did. ” “Oh, they’re there, my five Sanhedrin sparrows! ” “Actually, it’s more that the five sparrows are here. I’m watching them like a hawk. ” “That I am intriguing against the rightful succession, and that I, a gentile, have managed to draw close enough to King Hyrcanus and his family to be considered as a suitor for Queen Alexandra’s daughter. ” Dellius stared, blinked his shrewd hazel eyes. “A gentile? ” “Not under Mosaic law. My father married Princess Cypros of Nabataea.