Commentarii de Bello Gallico / Commentarii de Bello Civili



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Gaius Julius Caesar 13 July 100 BC 15 March 44 BC , known as Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician, general, and notable author of Latin prose He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.In 60 BC, Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey formed a political alliance that dominated Roman politics for several years Their attempts to am

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  • Paperback
  • 586 pages
  • Commentarii de Bello Gallico / Commentarii de Bello Civili
  • Gaius Julius Caesar
  • English
  • 27 August 2018
  • 9781143064630

10 thoughts on “Commentarii de Bello Gallico / Commentarii de Bello Civili

  1. says:

    It is a marvel that this text has made it through the centuries Written during the last days of the Roman Republic, a young Julius Caesar makes his impact on the German and Gallic tribes His early invasion of Britain to the final siege of Alesia, a great story of Roma...

  2. says:

    In a time of impressive men, Julius Caesar was THE MAN Just ask him.

  3. says:

    An excellent translation into modern English of the greatest work of propaganda ever written.

  4. says:

    We had to read this in second year high school Latin in the original Of course, the text was modernized in ways which would have perplexed the author s It had punctuation, distinguished between upper and lower cases in accord with established rules, included diacriticals to facilitate pronunciation and had copious notes to help us with the difficult words and concepts It is the only authentic Latin text I have ever read completely with understanding Only two years of language were required and I was terrible at grammar incapable of remembering conjugations for than a couple of hours of cramming for an exam Years later, in college, I tried Kepler in Latin as a bedtime read, but failed to get than the gist of it Now all that remains is some vocabulary.I got through Latin classes with grades of B, C and D my worst performance in any subject, rivalled only by A.P Chemistry And these were charity grades The teachers of L...

  5. says:

    Caesar s insights into the traditions of the Gaulish Celts, particularly the order of the druids, is fascinating, but the detailed descriptions of battles, especially when he frequently applauds his own heroism, can get a little tiring It is fairly obvious that he is rewriting history to make himself look better This was a very quick read and it was so int...

  6. says:

    Excellent read An incredibly comprehensive and well written memoir of an ancient and consequential war by the man Julius Caesar himself The Gallic War is not only history, but was also a tool used to ma...

  7. says:

    he just wasn t that great of an author And the war was kind of a jerky enterprise Not a big fan.

  8. says:

    I only read the Gallic War I m not too interested in the Civil War at this moment I got a lot of insight into the way the Gauls and Germans lived and fought It is very interesting to see how the Gauls and the Germans came to be so different I was so impressed by Gaul s efforts at independence from Rome, and I think Julius Caes...

  9. says:

    I thought this book was just okay While it was interesting to have Caesar s first hand account of his victories and travels, the bias was often overpowering, and his attempts to paint a picture of his bravado and heroism seemed conceited and honestly a little desperate The writing itself was often dry and the content sometimes needed additional explanation, which was supplied by footnotes and an excellent ...

  10. says:

    This is the closest I could find to the book I have My copy has a gold embossed tan and black hard cover It doesn t say anywhere who the translator is and the introduction and appreciation are by H.E.L Mellersh It doesn t contain an ISBN no Looks nice, though

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