The Gallic Wars

The Gallic Wars

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The most powerful army of the most powerful nation of the time is engaged in a long-running war against a less sophisticated enemy who continue to ambush them in their bases. The stories of Caesar's wars in Gaul are a story of power, influence and redemption. Written over 2,000 years they provide a small window on the ancient world and warfare. This edition of the Gallic Wars is annotated and illustrated edition of Caesar's history of the conquest of Gaul and Britain. Based on Edward Books translation of Caesar, but edited to make the language cleaner, crisper and easy to follow. The annotations, appendixes and illustrations will bring the focus of this work back onto what it originally was - a military history of Caesar's campaign at the edge of the Republic that was Rome.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 28mm | 659.99g
  • Winged Hussar Publishing, LLC
  • NJ, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 12 black & white illustrations, 8 maps
  • 0615723284
  • 9780615723280

About Gaius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar (July 100BC 15 March 44BC) was aRoman generalandstatesmanand a distinguished writer ofLatinprose. He played a critical role in the gradual transformation of theRoman Republicinto theRoman Empire. Much of Caesar's life is known from his own accounts of his military campaigns, and from other contemporary sources, mainly the letters and speeches of Cicero and the historical writings of Sallust. The later biographies of Caesar bySuetoniusandPlutarchare also major sources. His Commentaries on the Gallic Wars is one of two of his writings that have come down to us in modern times. Vincent W. Rospond received his Master s in Eastern European History from the University of Illinois as well as studying at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the MBA program at Seton Hall University. He has spent almost 20 years as an executive in the publishing and gaming industry. He started Winged Hussar Publishing, LLC (WHP) as a venture for historians to publish books and articles on lesser known periods of history and give readers access to translated historical documents. His first book for WHP is a new edition of Caesar s Commentaries of the Gallic Wars. In addition to his work at WHP, he is editor of the Journal of America s Military Past, a peered reviewed journal focusing on the people, places and things related to America s military. He currently lives at the sunny New Jersey shore with his wife, kids and dog."show more

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