Vastly outnumbered by the troops he was besieging, and vastly outnumbered by the troops who besieged him in turn, Julius Caesar nevertheless won the battle of Alesia, establishing Roman dominance over Gaul for the next 500 years.
Era antiga e clássica - Alise-Sainte-Reine, France: Site of the Battle of Alesia between Julius Caesar and Vercingetorix of the Arverni tribe. One day I'll visit to pay tribute to one of the greatest Celtic warriors that ever lived.
Legionarios del ejército de César en acción en Galia central, c. 52 a.C.
Late Republican legionaries under Julius Caesar fighting against the Gauls in the battle of Alesia - 52 BCE. Artwork by Angus McBride
NGC Ch XF 5/5 Celtic Gold Stater. Battle of Alesia against JULIUS CAESAR. Greek
History: The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic tribes. Rome's war against the Gallic tribes lasted from 58 BC to 50 BC and culminated in the decisive Battle of Alesia in 52 BC, in which a complete Roman victory resulted in the expansion of the Roman Republic over the whole of Gaul. | eBay!
Julius Caesar was the first Roman to have extensive campaigns in Britain, in 55 and 54 B. Caesar believed that the Britons were aiding Gaul in his war against them. He gained a foothold in Kent, and took some hostages. He later installed a client king.
Roman cavalry counter attacks a Celtic force which is attacking the Romans that are laying siege to the Gaulic city of Alesia. This brought Julius Caesar TOTAL victory and made his balls big enough to cross the Rubicon ARMED to the F'n Teeth
Roman Republic: This is a statue of Julius Caesar. One of his most important battles was against the Gauls where he seized Alesia and eventually the civil war that would cause the Roman collapse and allow Julius Caesar to become Rome's first emperor.