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.
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.
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...
Gallic Wars: Battle of Alesia: The Surrender of Vercingetorix
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.
The Battle of Alesia took place in the fall of 52 BC as Julius Caesar laid siege to the Mandubii settlement at Alesia in Gaul. Building an extensive set of fortifications around Alesia, Caesar beat off attacks from Vercingetorix's garrison as well as a relief army. The victory at Alesia effectively secured Gaul for Rome.
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
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.