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Caesar’s Greatest Battle

The most exciting thing in Caesar’s Commentaries? Commentarii de Bello Gallico, an account written by Julius Caesar about his nine years of war in Gaul (public domain photo) The battle of Alesia. What is so exciting about it? Caesar was … Continue reading

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Caesar’s Great Victory

The great Gallic leader Vercingetorix surrenders to Caesar by Lionel Noel Royer. Caesar sits in his bright robe, the scarlet palludamentum of the imperator that he habitually wore in battle and which proclaimed his arrival to the soldiers. His military … Continue reading


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