Caesar"s Gallic War With an Introduction, Notes, and Vocabulary by Francis W. Kelsey

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Written in English

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  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Military - General,
  • Western Europe - General,
  • History - Military / War

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ISBN 101556354231
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The Gallic War by Caesar was written just over two thousand years ago by one of the greatest military minds the world has ever known. Unfortunately many people think it is a scholarly work, which it is not, it is a war diary, carefully edited for political consumption.

The value of this book is the view it gives Cited by: Caesar, when he observes this, draws off his forces to the next hill, and sent the cavalry to sustain the attack of the enemy.

He Caesars Gallic War book, meanwhile, drew up on Caesars Gallic War book middle of the hill a triple line of his four veteran legions in such a manner, that he placed above him on the very summit the two legions. 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. McDevitte and W. Bohn. The Gallic Wars has been divided into the following sections: Book 1 [k] Book 2 [60k] Book 3 [53k] Book 4 [64k] Book Caesars Gallic War book [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. 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.

This complete edition of Caesar's Commentaries contains all eight of Caesar's books on the Gallic War as well as all three of his books on the Civil War masterfully translated into English by W.

MacDevitt. Caesar's Commentaries are an outstanding account of extraordinary events by one of the most exceptional men in the history of the world/5. For Julius Caesar's writings, see Commentarii de Bello Gallico. This article is about the war of 58 to 50 BC.

For earlier Romano-Gallic conflicts, see Roman-Gallic Location: Gaul (present-day France, Luxembourg. Caesar had conveyed hither all the hostages of Gaul, the corn, public money, a great part of his own baggage and that of his army; he had sent hither a great number of horses, which he had purchased in Italy and Spain on account of this war.

Summary: Book 1,Chapter 1: Caesar's Gallic Wars essays chronicle the history of his military engagements during the years B.C. in Gaul, Germany, 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.

BOOK 1 Chapter 1 with whom they are continually waging war; for which reason the Helvetii also surpass the rest of the Gauls in valor, as they contend with When it was reported to Caesar that they were attempting to make their route through our Province he hastens to set out from the city, and.

Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative.

In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that took place in the nine years he spent fighting. Gaius Julius Caesar Commentaries on the Gallic War translated by W.A. McDevitte and W.S. Bohn. New York: Harper & Brothers, Chapter Gallia est omnis dīvīsa in partēs trēs, quārum ūnam incolunt Belgae, aliam Aquītānī, tertiam quī ipsōrum linguā Celtae, nostrā Gallī appellantur.

Hī omnēs linguā, īnstitūtīs, lēgibus inter sē differunt. The Gate To Caesar Caesar's Gallic War Book II Original Hardcover William Collar Julius Caesar Published by Ginn And Compamy, New York (). With Caesar in France; Being the Narrative of a Personally Conducted Tour Through the Seventh Book of the Gallic War (St.

Albans Press ) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at When studying the Notes on the Gallic War, we discover Caesar not only as a publicist and literary man but also as a subtle observer and strategist.

It is a recognized fact that the main source of the history of the Gallic wars was, and will be, the “Notes” of Caesar, i.e., “Commentarii de Bello Gallico”. The Gallic Wars By Julius Caesar BOOK ONE Chapter 1 All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in.

One of Gaul's most colorful historical figures is Vercingetorix, who acted as war chief for all the Gallic tribes who were trying to throw off the Roman yoke during the Gallic Wars.

Vercingetorix and Caesar are the main figures in Book VII of De Bello Gallico, Caesar's narrative about his wars in Gaul, although the Roman allies, the Aedui, also play a large role.

Jan 17,  · Suetonius in his biography of Julius Caesar states that the Gallic and Civil Wars were written by Caesar, and that the 8th book of the Gallic Wars was written by (Aulus) Hirtius. Included are seven sections ("books") of the Gallic War, each encompassing one year of Caesar's battles and intrigues; though there is an eighth book, it is generally accepted to have been written by another general, shortly after Caesar's death in 44 BCE.

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Buy Caesar's Gallic War by Julius Caesar online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 20 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Caesar is in three volumes. Volume II is his Civil Wars. The Alexandrian War, the African War, and the Spanish War, commonly ascribed to Caesar by our manuscripts but of uncertain authorship, are collected in Volume III.

Caesar's Gallic War, Books I-IV | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Feb 20,  · 57 BC written by Julius Caesar, follows the second year of the gallic wars. The first 10 mins include battle maps of operations described in this book. Caesar's Gallic War, Book 1 | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Jun 01,  · About Caesar: Gallic War V. Book V of De Bello Gallico, Julius Caesar's memoirs of the Gallic War, deals the preparations for and execution of his second assault on Britain in 54 BC, and the revolt which broke out amongst the tribes of ancient Gaul, in which Quintus Cicero (younger brother of the orator) was also covers and defeat of the British commander Cassivellaunus, his return.

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1. College Caesar Commentary .pdf, mb; rev. July ) This link contains a free pdf copy of College Caesar: Latin Text with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary, available for $ on under a Creative Commons License. If you find this book useful, the best way that you can show your support is by recommending this book and this website to a friend or.We have his books of Commentarii (notes): eight on his wars in Gaul, BC, including the two expeditions to Britainand three on the civil war of They are records of his own campaigns (with occasional digressions) in vigorous, direct, clear, unemotional style and in the third person, the account of the civil war being somewhat.My Caesars Gallic War book library for wargaming consists of the following titles this is not an exhaustive library is just some of my favourites on the subject.

Caesar's Gallic Wars 58–50 BC 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.

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