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Gallic Wars: Battle of Alesia

Gallic Wars: Battle of Alesia: The Surrender of Vercingetorix

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.

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


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...