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Master of Gaul

  • 208 Pages
  • 1.40 MB
  • English
Bright Pen
Historical fiction, Historical - General, Fiction / Historical, Fiction, Fiction - Histo
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL10854499M
ISBN 100755210441
ISBN 139780755210442

Master of Gaul is the second in a series of five novels that bring alive a new and very different interpretation of Julius Caesar's Commentaries on his Gallic Wars. The story is told through the eyes of Marcus Rutilius Robura, originally a Military Tribune in the Tenth Legion, commanding a cavalry troop made up from the sons of Rome's : John Timbers.

Master of Gaul John Timbers Bright Pen Authors On Line Ltd 19 The Cinques, Gamlingay, Sandy, Bedfordshire SGNU, England $ “Alexander, Hannibal, and Caesar—this is a book on leadership like no other. A rare combination of stirring dialogue, masterful ancient scholarship and sage advice—both lessons and warnings.

“With Masters of Command, Barry Strauss further establishes /5(59). In Let the Dice FlyMcCullough compellingly manages Julius Caesar's transformation from master politician and Pontifex Maximus into autocratic begins the story five years after the last book in her Masters of Rome series, Caesar's Women, not long into his second Master of Gaul book as governor of four provinces: Further Gaul, The Roman Province (the genesis of the name for the area of France known /5.

Strictly speaking, there exists no Gallic nation. The country referred to as Gaul exists only in terms of a geographic label, for within its boundaries live three separate and warring peoples who differ in languages, customs, and laws. These are the Belgae, the Aquitani, and the Celtae (Gauls).

The Invasion of Gaul (Marius' Mules, #1), The Belgae (Marius' Mules, #2), Gallia Invicta (Marius' Mules, #3), Conspiracy of Eagles (Marius' Mules, #4), Author: S.J.A.

Turney. Flavius Aetius (/ ˈ f l eɪ v i ə s eɪ ˈ iː ʃ i ə s / FLAY-vee-əs ay-EE-shee-əs; Latin: Flavius Aetius [ˈflaːwɪ.ʊs aˈetɪ.ʊs]; –), dux et patricius, commonly called simply Aetius or Aëtius, was a Roman general of the closing period of the Western Roman was an able military commander and the most influential man in the Western Roman Empire for two decades ( Rank: Magister Militum.

Amadís de Gaula (Spanish: Amadís de Gaula, IPA: [amaˈðis ðe ˈɣaula]); is a landmark work among the chivalric romances which were in vogue in sixteenth-century Spain, although its first version, much revised before printing, was written at the onset of the 14th : Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo.

The Conquest of Gaul is Julius Caesars firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, fought between 58 and 50 b.c. Part history and part political propaganda, the book follows Caesar and his legions as they fight their merry way through Belgium, France, Switzerland, and even England.

Incidentally, this book used to be much more famous back in the day 4/5. The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic '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 (mainly present-day France and Belgium).Location: Gaul (present-day France, Luxembourg.

The first great bestseller of the age of printing, Amadis of Gaul was translated into dozens of languages and spawned sequels and imitators over the centuries. A handsome, valiant, and undefeatable knight, Amadis is perhaps best known today as Don Quixote's favorite knight-errant and by: 1.

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This is the longest book in the Gallic Wars and it describes the great revolt of most of the Gallic tribes.

Tribes which Caesar has fought earlier, and many with whom he has been at peace, combine and try their luck against the mighty Roman general. Summary. Caesar expects more uprisings in Gaul, so begins securing more troops.

These extra soldiers not only will strengthen his units, but also will warn Gaul that Rome easily makes up its losses and is never permanently disabled by the loss of a legion in battle. Rome's leaders are frightened: the brilliant, ruthless Gaius Julius Caesar must be crushed before he can overthrow the government and become dictator.

This magnificent novel opens in Gaul, scene of Caesar's magnificent victory over fierce people/5(). The transformation was due in large part to the Carolinians, their relations, and their allies, who together became the masters of Gaul and then much of the West. Riché traces the destiny of the Carolingians and the parallel history of Europe, stressing the roles of the leaders who imposed themselves by force, diplomacy, and culture.5/5(1).

It begins with the frequently quoted phrase "Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres", meaning "Gaul is a whole divided into three parts". The full work is split into eight sections, Book 1 to Book 8, varying in size from approximately 5, to 15, words. Book 8 was written by Aulus Hirtius, after Caesar's : Julius Caesar, Aulus Hirtius (VIII).

First appearance: Asterix and the Banquet (book 5 in France), page 8. Dogmatix is Obelix's pet dog. Unlike his immense master, Dogmatix is very tiny, but he can have a nasty temper. Dogmatix loves nature and hates to see trees suffer.

(Obelix once mentions that. Marius' Mules I: The Invasion of Gaul - Ebook written by S.J.A. Turney. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Marius' Mules I: The Invasion of Gaul/5(51). Gaul was an important early center of Latin Christianity in late antiquity and the Merovingian the middle of the 3rd century, there were several churches organized in Roman Gaul, and soon after the cessation of persecution the bishops of the Latin world assembled at Arles, in AD The Church of Gaul passed through three dogmatic crises in the late Roman period, Arianism.

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Gaius Julius Caesar (13 July - 15 March 44 BCE), Roman statesman, general, author, famous for the conquest of Gaul (modern France and Belgium) and his subsequent coup d'état. He changed the Roman republic into a monarchy and laid the foundations of a truly Mediterranean empire. add some new books on stat: Feb 8, Davy Cielen, Arno Meysman, Mohamed Ali-Introducing Data Science_ Big Data, Machine Learning and More, Using Python tools-Manning Publications ().pdf: add computational finance: Caesar (C.

Iulius, –44 BCE), statesman and soldier, defied the dictator Sulla; served in the Mithridatic wars and in Spain; pushed his way in Roman politics as a 'democrat' against the senatorial government; was the real leader of the coalition with Pompey and Crassus; conquered all Gaul for Rome; attacked Britain twice; was forced into civil war; became master of the Roman world; and.

Asterix Adventure Games — a series of game books in the style of the Choose Your Own Adventure books but with some randomization by way of dice and included props. Written by Stephen Thraves. Asterix to the Rescue () — rescue the captured druid from Rome. In Masters of Command, Barry Strauss compares the way the three greatest generals of the ancient world—Alexander, Hannibal, and Caesar—waged war and draws lessons from their experiences that apply on and off the battlefield.

Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar—each was a master of war.

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Each had to look beyond the battlefield to decide whom to fight, when, and why; to know what /5(2). Complete with a chronology, a map of Gaul, suggestions for further reading, and an index, this feature-rich edition captures the forceful austerity of a troubling yet magnificent classic--a book that, as O'Donnell says, "gets war exactly right and morals exactly wrong.".

The French comic-book artist created the beloved character Asterix – scourge of the Roman invaders in ancient Gaul – with writer René Goscinny Gallery Published: 24 Mar Learn gallic wars book 6 with free interactive flashcards.

Choose from different sets of gallic wars book 6 flashcards on Quizlet. In Masters of Command, Barry Strauss compares the way the three greatest generals of the ancient world waged war and draws lessons from their experiences that apply on and off the battlefield.

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ALEXANDER, HANNIBAL, CAESAR—each was a master of war. Each had to look beyond the battlefield to decide whom to fight, when, and why; to know what victory was and when to end the war; to Released on: Siren of Gaul by Lisa Cach Nimia is sent by the King of Gaul to the court of King Alaric II, to seduce him into handing over Sygarius—her first master, who had cruelly betrayed her, and to whom Alaric has given sanctuary.

Lisa Cach is the national bestselling, award-winning author of more than twenty books Released on: Septem. Dismiss Join GitHub today. GitHub is home to over 40 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.Caesar s Gallic Wars Book Summary: Julius Caesar was one of the most ambitious and successful politicians of the late Roman Republic and his short but bloody conquest of the Celtic tribes led to the establishment of the Roman province of Gaul (modern France).

Caesar's commentaries on his Gallic Wars provide us with the most detailed surviving eye-witness account of a campaign from antiquity.Find books like Conquest of Gaul (Marching With Caesar #2) from the world’s largest community of readers.

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