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    DescriptionThe only chronicle by an ancient general of his own campaigns, this historical treasure is also a work of profound literary merit. Julius Caesar's fascinating account of his conquests offers a trove of priceless details about the cultures of Gaul, Germany, and Britain during the First century B.C. -- and of the great man himself. Despite his extensive background in politics, Caesar expresses himself without hiding behind rhetoric, in an uncluttered, factual style. Vigorous, direct, and eloquent, his accounts resemble memoirs or historical outlines rather than a formal histories. His notes on cultural matters, although secondary to his attention to military affairs, offer the era's most complete picture of the settings and personalities among Celtic and German tribes. This excellent translation offers several helpful features.

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    The Gallic War
    Julius Caesar
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) H. J. Edwards
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 209 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 172 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486451077
    ISBN 10: 0486451070

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: DNF, HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Approval Code: A44091000
    DC22: 936.4
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAR
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC classification: DC62.C2 E3813 2006
    Thema V1.0: DNL, NHD, NHC, NHWA
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    18 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Introduction Analysis of the Books Gallic War   Book I   Book II   Book III   Book IV   Book V   Book VI   Book VII   Book VIII Indexes Maps and Plans   Gaul   Campaign Map   Battle Against the Helvetii   Battle of the Aisne   Battle of the Sambre   Bridge over the Rhine   Roman Agger at Avaricum   Gallic Wall   Plan of Gergovia   Plan of Alesia   Roman Siege Appliances   Roman Works at Alesia