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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 palms. His seriously outnumbered military totally 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 during which it culminated, was once one in every of Caesar ‘s best army achievements, and it has involved historians ever since.

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

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