The Conquest of Gaul: Conquest of Gaul

The Conquest of Gaul: Conquest of Gaul

By (author) , Translated by , Translated by


You save US$4.86

Free delivery worldwide

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days

When will my order arrive?

Between 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.

show more
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 132 x 196 x 20mm | 180g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised ed.
  • maps, glossary, bibliography
  • 0140444335
  • 9780140444339
  • 41,312

Other books in Literary Essays

Other people who viewed this bought:

About Julius Caesar

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.

show more

Reviews from