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The Gallic War.

Gaius Julius Caesar

The Gallic War.

With an English translation by H.J. Edwards.

by Gaius Julius Caesar

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe Loeb classical library. [Latin authors], Loeb classical library
ContributionsEdwards, H. J. 1869-1923.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6235 A2 1919
The Physical Object
Pagination619p.
Number of Pages619
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15132430M


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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.

The Gallic War, Julius Caesar. One of the great works of western civilisation. Caesar was an almost unique example of a great general who was also a great writer. The Gallic War is a first hand account of Caesar's conquest of Gaul, written at the time to explain and The Gallic War.

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One of the chiefs, Dumnorix of the Aedui, tries a variety of stories to try and persuade Caesar to leave him behind, but Caesar won't be swayed. The Gallic Wars are described by Julius Caesar in his book Commentarii de Bello Gallico, which remains the most important historical source regarding the on: Gaul (present-day France, Luxembourg.

that town a The Gallic War. book ample supply of every thing which was serviceable for war; and so fortified was it by the nature of the ground, as to afford a great facility for protracting the war, inasmuch as the river Doubs almost surrounds the whole town, as though it were traced round it with a pair of Size: 1MB.

The Gallic War. book only chronicle by an ancient general of his own campaigns, this historical treasure is also a work of profound literary merit. Julius Caesar's fascinating account of his conquests offers a trove of priceless details about the cultures of Gaul, Germany, and Britain during the First century B.C.—and of the great man e his extensive background in politics, Caesar expresses /5(2).

Julius Caesar, Gallic War ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help.

Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book. 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. Analysis Of The Books. Gallic War. Book I. Book II. Book III. Book IV. Book V. Book VI. Book VII. Book VIII. Bibliography.

Appendices. The Roman Army. Britain. Indexes. Maps And Plans. Battle Against The Helvetii. Battle Of The Aisne. Battle Of The Sambre. Bridge Over The Rhine. Plan Of Gergovia. Plan Of Alesia. Siege Appliances.

Gaul And Brand: Harvard. In his Gallic War and Civil Wars Caesar ( BCE) provided vigorous, direct, clear, third-personal, and largely unemotional records of his own campaigns. Caesar (C. Iulius, BCE), statesman and soldier, defied the dictator Sulla; served in the Mithridatic wars and in Spain; pushed his way in Roman politics as a "democrat" against the senatorial government; was the real leader of the.

We have his books of Commentarii (notes): eight on his wars in Gaul, 58–52 BC, including the two expeditions to Britain 55–54, and three on the civil war of 49– 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.

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. Gallic War, Book I. called them severely to account because they offered no relief in a time of stress, with the enemy close at hand, when corn could neither be purchased nor taken from the fields.

And just because he had undertaken the war largely in response to their entreaties, he complained the more severely of their desertion. 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. Caesar's Commentaries on The Gallic War by Harkness, Albert & Forbes, Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Caesar's Gallic War, First Edition.

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We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop now. 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. There is also an 8th book, written by Aulus Hirtius. The Gallic War - Ebook written by Julius Caesar.

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The Gallic War and Other Writings Caesar, Julius / translated, with an introduction by Moses Hadas Published by The Modern Library, New York (). Gallic War, Book I Book I. Gaul is a whole divided into three parts, one of which is inhabited by the Belgae, another by the Aquitani, and a third by a people called in their own tongue Celtae, in the Latin Galli.

All these are different one from another in language, institutions, and laws. The Galli (Gauls) are separated from the Aquitani by the river Garonne, from the Belgae by the Marne and.

Commentaries on the Gallic War translated by W.A. McDevitte and W.S. Bohn. New York: Harper & Brothers, Previous: Table of contents: Next: Book II. The Belgae, from various motives, enter into a confederacy against the Roman people.—.

Book VII. I.-III. Many of the Gallic nations conspire to assert their freedom.— 33 Although Caesar considered it ruinous to leave the war and the enemy, yet, being well aware what great evils generally arise from internal dissensions, lest a state so powerful and so closely connected with the Roman people, which he himself had always.

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Commentaries on the Gallic War, by Gaius Julius Caesar Audio Book - Duration: The Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages 6, views. The full work is split into eight sections, Book 1 to Book 8, each varying in size from approximately 5, to 15, words. Book 8 was written by Aulus Hirtius, after Caesar's death.

Commentarii de Bello Civili (Commentaries on the Civil War), or Bellum Civile, is an account written by Julius Caesar of his war against Gnaeus Pompeius and the. 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.

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.

His book Commentarii de Bello Gallico (Commentaries on the Gallic War, often called The Conquest of Gaul), was a propaganda piece (written in 53 BCE) justifying his military and political actions during a nine year campaign in Gaul (and a short jaunt into Britain).

Although he clearly had much first-hand contact with Celts, some scholars. Analysis of the Books; The Gallic War. Book I; Book II; Book III; Book IV; Book V; Book VI; Book VII; Book VIII; Bibliography; Appendices.

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The Gallic War is Julius Caesar's autobiographical diary of the wars in what is now France, Belgium, and parts of Britain, Germany, and Switzerland, in which he describes the battles that took place from 58 to 51 BCE when he fought the Germanic and Celtic peoples that opposed Roman conquest.

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The Gallic War is Caesar's own.Gallia ebook 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. Gallōs ab Aquītānīs Garumna flūmen, ā Belgīs Mātrona et Sēquana dīvidit. Hōrum omnium fortissimī sunt Belgae.