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    DescriptionBetween 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This is the record of his campaigns. Caesar's narrative offers insights into his military strategy & paints a fascinating picture of his encounters with the inhabitant of Gaul and Britain, as well as offering lively portraits of a number of key characters such as the rebel leaders and Gallic chieftains. This can also be read as a piece of political propaganda, as Caesar sets down his version of events for the Roman public, knowing that he faces civil war on his return to Rome.


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    Title
    The Conquest of Gaul: Conquest of Gaul
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Julius Caesar, Translated by Jane Gardner, Translated by S.A. Handford
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 202 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140444339
    ISBN 10: 0140444335
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF, HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27400
    BISAC V2.8: BIO011000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 520
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 936.4
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 936.4/02
    LC classification: DC62.C2 H25 1982
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC19: 936.402
    LC classification: DC62
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    Thema V1.0: JW, DNL, NHD, NHC
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    maps, glossary, bibliography
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    24 February 1983
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Gaius Julius Caesar was born in 100 BC into an ancient patrician family. Much of his life was spent on military campaigns, & he returned to govern Rome as dictator. His dictatorship was declared perpetual in 44 BC, but his many bitter enemies hatched a conspiracy & assasinated him later that year. S. Handford translated a number of authors for Penguin, including Sallust and Aesop.