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The Commentaries of Julius Caesar By Julius Caesar
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This is a new edition of The Complete Commentaries of Julius Caesar. Including The Commentaries on The War in Gaul and The Roman Civil War. Julius Caesar was a Roman general and statesman and a... More > distinguished writer of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Caesar's conquest of Gaul, completed by 51 BC, extended Rome's territory to the English Channel and the Rhine. Caesar became the first Roman general to cross both when he built a bridge across the Rhine and conducted the first invasion of Britain. Caesar marched on Rome with one legion from Gaul to Italy, crossing the Rubicon in 49 BC. This sparked a civil war from which he emerged as the unrivaled leader of the Roman world.< Less
The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works By Julius Caesar
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The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works. He is often considered the greatest man in history. He invented strategy and changed the shape of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's legacy survives not... More > only in his conquests and buildings, but in his books as well. "The Wars of of Julius Caesar" reunites his best known works, "The Gallic Wars" and "The Civil Wars" with the other three that are less known, but attributed to Caesar: "The African Wars", "The Alexandrian Wars" and "The Hispanic Wars", which may have been written by Aulus Hirtius. All works in this illustrated edition are translated by W. A. McDevitte and W. S. Bohn. Beyond its importance as a source document for military and Roman history, It is also of interest because of his first-hand observations of the Celtic tribes that he was waging war on. For instance, refer to Book 6, which contains a long passage about Gaulish society, the Druids, and his famous description of the original burning man ritual.< Less
"De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries of Julius Caesar By Julius Caesar
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"De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that... More > took place in the nine years he spent fighting local armies in Gaul that opposed Roman domination.< Less
The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works in English and Latin By Julius Caesar
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The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works in English and Latin. - Translated by W.A. McDevitte and W.S. Bohn. This a parallel presentation of the works of Julius Caesar in Latin and English... More > translation. This includes his Gallic Wars and Civil Wars, plus three shorter works which may have been written by Aulus Hirtius (who is also credited with the 8th book of the Gallic Wars). Beyond its importance as a source document for military and Roman history, Caesar's clean prose style has long made his Gallic Wars the text of choice for second-year Latin. It is also of interest because of his first-hand observations of the Celtic tribes that he was waging war on. For instance, refer to Book 6, which contains a long passage about Gaulish society, the Druids, and his famous description of the original burning man ritual.< Less
"De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries By Julius Caesar
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The character of the First Caesar has perhaps never been worse appreciated than by him who in one sense described it best; that is, with most force and eloquence wherever he really _did_ comprehend... More > it. This was Lucan, who has nowhere exhibited more brilliant rhetoric, nor wandered more from the truth, than in the contrasted portraits of Caesar and Pompey.< Less
The Gallic Wars By Julius Caesar
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Facing page translation of Caesar's Gallic Wars, Book 1. I created this book because I wanted it myself for my Latin studies but couldn't get one anywhere. All of the text is in the public domain,... More > I've just edited it to be on facing pages. not copyrighted (obviously), BTW - that's a mistake. don't seem to be able to change it...< Less
The Gallic Wars By Julius Caesar
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Facing page translation of Caesar's Gallic Wars, Book 1. I created this book because I wanted it myself for my Latin studies but couldn't get one anywhere. All of the text is in the public domain,... More > I've just edited it to be on facing pages. not copyrighted (obviously), BTW - that's a mistake. don't seem to be able to change it...< Less
The Gallic Wars II-IV By Julius Caesar
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Facing page translation. I wanted this as a study aid but couldn't get one anywhere, so I made it myself! All of the text and translation is in the public domain - all I have done is edit it... More > together.< Less
The Gallic Wars II-IV By Julius Caesar
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Facing page translation. I wanted this as a study aid but couldn't get one anywhere, so I made it myself! All of the text and translation is in the public domain - all I have done is edit it... More > together.< Less
The Gallic Wars By Julius Caesar
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The most famous Roman of all’s first-hand account of his wars of conquest in Gaul (most of present-day France, Belgium and Switzerland) and an account of his invasion of Britain. Caesar's... More > conquest of Gaul, completed by 51 BC, extended Rome's territory to the English Channel and the Rhine. Caesar became the first Roman general to cross both when he built a bridge across the Rhine and conducted the first invasion of Britain. Written as a third-person narrative while on campaign, this dramatic story is a diary of momentous events which includes the Gaulish rebellion under Vercingetorix, the alliance with the Belgae, the battle with the Britons under Cassivellaunus, and conflict with the German Suebi tribe. Equally as important, Caesar also takes time to describe Gaulish and German racial features, dress, religion, culture, customs, and animals. He also provides a fascinating comparison between the Gauls and Germans.< Less