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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.

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Battle of Alesia -ANNEE 52 av JC, révolte de Vercingétorix, 4) Fin de la révolte, VERCINGETORIX SE REND A ALESIA, 7: César et ses 10 à 12 légions, soit 60 à 72.000 hommes, décide de mettre le siège autour de l'oppidum d'ALESIA, qui contrôle la route vers la province: le siège d'Alesia débute.

Battle of Alesia (52 BC). It was fought by an army of the Roman Republic commanded by Julius Caesar, aided by cavalry commanders Mark Antony, Titus Labienus and Gaius Trebonius, against a confederation of Gallic tribes united under the leadership of Vercingetorix of the Arverni. It was the last major engagement between Gauls and Romans, marking the turning point of the Gallic Wars in favour of Rome.

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from The Lost Treasure Chest

Legionarios del ejército de César en acción en Galia central, c. 52 a.C.

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Scene from the movie Vercingétorix (2001) The Battle of Alesia or Siege of Alesia took place in September, 52 BC around the Gallic oppidum of Alesia, a major town centre and hill fort of the Mandubii tribe. It was fought by the army of the Roman Republic commanded by Julius Caesar, aided by cavalry commanders Mark Antony, Titus Labienus a...

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Melchior Feselen: The Battle of Alesia in the yeDetail of Melchior Feselen, The Battle of Alesia in 52 B.C. Dated 1533. Bayerisches Nationalmuseum Munich, Germany

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Julius Caesar directing his troops during the siege of Alesia. The Battle of Alesia or Siege of Alesia took place in September, 52 BCE, around the Gallic oppidum of Alesia, a major town centre and hill fort of the Mandubii tribe.

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Romans vs. Gauls, Battle of Alesia, 52 BC In September, 52 BC, Julius Caesar sealed his fate as a legendary military commander at the The Battle of Alesia — with an army of 50,000 Romans, Caesar defeated 200,000 Gauls in what is now modern-day Burgundy, France.