Caesar's Gallic Wars

58–50 BC

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Caesar's Gallic Wars

58–50 BC

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Julius Caesar was one of the most ambitious and successful politicians of the late Roman Republic and his short but bloody conquest of the Celtic tribes led to the establishment of the Roman province of Gaul (modern France).
Caesar's commentaries on his Gallic Wars provide us with the most detailed surviving eye-witness account of a campaign from antiquity. Kate Gilliver makes use of this account and other surviving evidence to consider the importance of the Gallic Wars in the context of the collapse of the Roman Republic and its slide toward civil war.

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Published Nov 20 2002
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781841763057
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 26 b/w; 34 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Essential Histories
Short code ESS
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Kate Gilliver

Dr Kate Gilliver is a a Reader in Ancient History…

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