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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Julius Caesar, Chapter 32: Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon. Civil war.[49 BC]
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As he stood in doubt, this sign was given him. On a sudden there appeared hard by a being of wondrous stature and beauty, who sat and played upon a reed; and when not only the shepherds flocked to hear him, but many of the soldiers left their posts, and among them some of the trumpeters, the apparition snatched a trumpet from one of them, rushed to the river, and sounding the war-note with mighty blast, strode to the opposite bank. Then Caesar cried: Take we the course which the signs of the gods and the false dealing of our foes point out. The die is cast [ Acta Alea Est,' inquit'].

Event: Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon