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The Conquest of Gaul Summary
Julius Caesar

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The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar is the account, in eight books, of the campaigns conducted by Julius Caesar, Roman Consul, and governor of Transalpine Gaul, in the period from 58 BC to 51 BC. These campaigns were carried out by the Roman legions under his leadership to suppress the rebellions that arose among the Gallic tribes in the area of what is now France and Belgium. He also carried out two invasions of Britain, and the Roman army crossed the Rhine twice in an effort to blunt the pressure from German tribes, who constantly tried to invade Gaul to conquer the weaker Gallic tribes.

The eight years of warfare and battles are described in detail. They give a complete picture of how the Roman legions operate and how their different adversaries wage war against them. The reader, following the accounts of the different campaigns, journeys through the territories...

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