Caesar's Gallic Wars 58-50 BC / Edition 1

Caesar's Gallic Wars 58-50 BC / Edition 1

by K. M. Gilliver
     
 

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

Overview

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415968584
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Essential Histories Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Chronology10
Background to war: Building an empire11
Warring sides: Discipline vs. spectacle18
Outbreak: The migration of the Helvetii30
The fighting: Invasion, siege and conquest33
Portrait of a soldier: Caesar's centurions66
The world around war: The impact of the conflict69
Portrait of a civilian: Roman merchants80
How the war ended: Roman triumphs83
Conclusion and consequences: Pax Romana89
Further reading93
Index94

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