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Bellum Gallicum

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Classic, indispensible resource for anyone interested in Caesar. This is J. Caesar's descriptions of his own exploits in Gaul, relating how he brought the uncivilized area into Rome's grasp. ( )
  AlexTheHunn | Nov 23, 2005 |
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Julius Caesarprimary authorall editionscalculated
Dittenberger, WilhelmEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
DuPontet, RenéEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kraner, FriedrichEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Meusel, HeinrichEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Seel, OttoEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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This is the Latin text of Caesar's Gallic Wars. Note that the title may mention the seven books (libri VII) that comprise the work: do not include editions of Book 7 (liber VII). (I (Bk. 1) in the default title refers to vol.1/pars prior, not book 1 --- vol. 2/pars posterior of OCT is Civil War)
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Book I of Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War starts with an account of Gaul and goes on to cover Caesar's defeat of first the Helvetians and then the Germans under Ariovistus. The Introduction to this edition of the Latin text, first published by Bell & Hyman in 1957, gives background information on the Rome of Caesar's time, on Caesar himself and on the composition and relaibility of his commentaries, on Gaul, and on the Roman Army. Useful maps are provided, along with Notes on the text, Index of names, and a Vocabulary.

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