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    The Gallic War (Loeb Classical Library #72) (Hardback)(English / Latin) By (author) Julius Caesar, Translated by H.J. Edwards

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    DescriptionCaesar (C. Iulius, 10244 BCE), statesman and soldier, defied the dictator Sulla; served in the Mithridatic wars and in Spain; pushed his way in Roman politics as a 'democrat' against the senatorial government; was the real leader of the coalition with Pompey and Crassus; conquered all Gaul for Rome; attacked Britain twice; was forced into civil war; became master of the Roman world; and achieved wide-reaching reforms until his murder. We have his books of "Commentarii" (notes): eight on his wars in Gaul, 5852 BC, including the two expeditions to Britain 5554, and three on the civil war of 4948. They are records of his own campaigns (with occasional digressions) in vigorous, direct, clear, unemotional style and in the third person, the account of the civil war being somewhat more impassioned. There is no rhetoric. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Caesar is in three volumes. Volume II is his "Civil" Wars. The "Alexandrian War, " the "African War, " and the "Spanish War, " commonly ascribed to Caesar by our manuscripts but of uncertain authorship, are collected in Volume III.


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    Title
    The Gallic War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Julius Caesar, Translated by H.J. Edwards
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 642
    Width: 115 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    Latin
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674990807
    ISBN 10: 0674990803
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    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 937/.07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    DC21: 936.402
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC classification: DC62.C2 E5, DC62.C2E5
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Illustrations note
    Fr.M.d.
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    01 July 1989
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass