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Caesar"s Gallic war books I-IV and selections from V-VII by Gaius Julius Caesar

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English



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  • Gaul -- History -- Gallic Wars, 58-51 B.C

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRolfe, John Carew, 1859-1943, ed., Roberts, Arthur W. 1859- joint ed.
LC ClassificationsPA6111.R7 C2 1910
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, xcvii, 343, 100 p.
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6523994M
LC Control Number10026792

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Apr 05,  · the gallic wars are more than just a chronicle of caesar's campaigns while in gaul(modern day france), it's also THE definitive text book on " divide and conquer". It 's the story of how a smaller force(caesar's) was able to completel DECIMATE a much larger /5(62). The Gallic Wars By Julius Caesar Translated by W. A. McDevitte and W. S. Bohn. The Gallic Wars has been divided into the following sections: Book 1 [k] Book 2 [60k] Book 3 [53k] Book 4 [64k] Book 5 [98k] Book 6 [77k] Book 7 [k] Book 8 [87k] Download: A k text . The Conquest of Gaul is Julius Caesar’s firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, fought between 58 and 50 b.c. Part history and part political propaganda, the book follows Caesar and his legions as they fight their merry way through Belgium, France, Switzerland, and even England. Incidentally, this book used to be much more famous back in the 4/5. Gallic Wars Book 2 (57 B.C.E.) While Caesar was in winter quarters in in war, he received the following information: that the greater part of the Belgae were sprung, from the Germans, and that having crossed the Rhine at an early period, they had settled there, on account of the fertility of the country, and had driven out the Gauls who.

Caesar's Books, the Gallic Wars Caesar's Books, the Gallic Wars Julius Caesar wrote commentaries on the wars he fought in Gaul between 58 and 52 B.C., in seven books one for each year. This series of annual war commentaries is referred to by various names but is commonly called De bello Gallico in Latin, or The Gallic Wars in English. Caesar's Gallic Wars essays chronicle the history of his military engagements during the years B.C. in Gaul, Germany, and Britain. And, as an aid to his readers, he provides expository information for those who are unfamiliar with the far-off lands and people encountered during his forays. Of all these, the Belgae are the bravest, because they are furthest from the civilization and refinement of [our] Province, and merchants least frequently resort to them, and import those things which tend to effeminate the mind; and they are the nearest to the Germans, who dwell beyond the Rhine, with whom they are continually waging war; for which reason the Helvetii also surpass the rest of the Gauls in . Gallic Wars Book 1 (58 B.C.E.) is in possession of the enemy; that he has discovered this by the Gallic arms and ensigns. Caesar leads off his forces to the next hill: [and] draws them up in battle-order. Labienus, as he had been ordered by Caesar not to come to an engagement unless [Caesar's] own forces were seen near the enemy's camp.

1. The following winter (this was the year in which Cn. Pompey and M. Crassus were consuls [55 B.C.]), those Germans [called] the Usipetes, and likewise the Tenchtheri, with a . This is the longest book in the Gallic Wars and it describes the great revolt of most of the Gallic tribes. Tribes which Caesar has fought earlier, and many with whom he has been at peace, combine and try their luck against the mighty Roman general. Book 7 of Caesar s Bellum gallicum Book Summary: This comprehensive reader utilizes a step-by-step approach to help students of Latin read and understand the longest and most dramatic book of Caesar's Gallic War. Book 7 is the culmination of the conflict between Gaul, led by the young Arvernian Vercingetorix and fighting for its freedom and political survival, and the Romans, led by Julius. Oct 06,  · A different take on Caesar's Gallic War, chapter 1, book 4 From Ancient to Medieval Latin, then on to Modern English I’ve a slightly different take on chapter 1, Book 4. From: Ea quae secuta est hieme, qui fuit annus Gnaeo Pompeio, Marco Crasso consulibus, Usipetes Germani et item Tencteri magna cum multitudine hominum flumen Rhenum.