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By Peter Inker

In fifty two B.C. at Alesia in what's now Burgundy in France Julius Caesar pulled off one of many nice feats of Roman fingers. His seriously outnumbered military completely defeated the mixed forces of the Gallic tribes led by means of Vercingetorix and accomplished the Roman conquest of Gaul. The Alesia crusade, and the epic siege within which it culminated, used to be one in all Caesar ‘s best army achievements, and it has interested historians ever since.

In this, the 1st full-length research to be released lately, Peter Inker reconstructs the conflict in image element, combining historical and sleek resources and proof derived from archaeological learn. He questions universal assumptions in regards to the crusade, reassesses Caesar's personal account of occasions, and appears back at features of the conflict which have been debated or misunderstood. His gripping account supplies new perception into Caesar the commander and into the Roman military he commanded.

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