Caesar: Gallic War I / Edition 1

Caesar: Gallic War I / Edition 1

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by Julius Caesar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0862921775

ISBN-13: 9780862921774

Pub. Date: 06/01/1991

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Book I of Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War starts with an account of Gaul and goes on to cover Caesar's defeat of first the Helvetians and then the Germans under Ariovistus. The Introduction to this edition of the Latin text, first published in 1957, gives background information on the Rome of Caesar's time, on Caesar himself and on the composition and

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Book I of Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War starts with an account of Gaul and goes on to cover Caesar's defeat of first the Helvetians and then the Germans under Ariovistus. The Introduction to this edition of the Latin text, first published in 1957, gives background information on the Rome of Caesar's time, on Caesar himself and on the composition and reliability of his commentaries, on Gaul, and on the Roman Army. Useful maps are provided, along with Notes on the text, Index of names, and a Vocabulary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780862921774
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/01/1991
Series:
Latin Texts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
329,263
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Caesar's Governorship in Gaul, and his Commentaries on the Gallic War
II. Rome and her Empire
III. Caesar
IV. The Composition, Purpose, and Reliability ofr the Commentaries
V. Gaul
VI. How the Romans entered Gaul
VII. The Roman Army
Text
Notes
Index of Proper Names
Vocabulary

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