WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. "Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War Books I -- VII" The original Latin text with an interlinear English translation by Frederick Holland Dewey, A.B. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War. [Julius Caesar; Edward Brooks] Home. No stamps or tears. Book 1--- 58 B.C. "Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War Books I -- VII" The original Latin text with an interlinear English translation by Frederick Holland Dewey, A.B. In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that took place in the nine years he spent fighting the Germanic peoples and Celtic peoples in Gaul that opposed Roman conquest. Name inside cover. J. All Hello, Sign in. THE LITERARY WORK. •the only report by a military commander of antiquity describing his own campaigns. Caesars Commentaries on the Gallic War -- 1918 - $70 (Wernersville) Vintage green hard-bound book by Translation Publishing Company, New York. Caesar's Commentaries On the Gallic War: With Notes, Dictionary, and a Map of Gaul (Paperback) by Julius Caesar, Albert Harkness and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Commentaries on the Gallic War is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. Julius Caesar wrote commentaries on the wars he fought in Gaul between 58 and 52 B.C., in seven books one for each year. The famous 'crossing of the Rubicon' is downplayed in Caesar's version of events, presumably because he did not wish to dwell on the constitutionality of his own actions as a Roman general bringing his army into Italy. "De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries Contents: The war in Gaul -- The civil war. 500 pages. Julius Caesar. ... and that the 8th book of the Gallic Wars was written by (Aulus) Hirtius. Caesar's Commentaries are an outstanding account of extraordinary events by one of the most exceptional men in the history of the world. The Latin text given here generally conforms with the Oxford Classical Text of 1900 by Renatus DuPontet, except for the following:. Julius Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War describes the campaigns of Caesar in Gaul, and the different tribes of people he encountered there.There were seven books in all, describing six campaigns (the sixth book describing the Gauls and the Germans), and each was probably forwarded to Rome the winter following the campaign to keep Caesar's name in the minds of the Roman people and … Caesar has often been read as self-serving, tendentious, and propagandistic, and cynical readers assume that his text is little more than all about him. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 3.23; Cross-references to this page (11): Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges, SYNTAX OF THE VERB; Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges, CONSTRUCTION OF CASES Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. Name inside cover. Book 2--- 57 B.C. Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. There's this odd perception that Caesar is somehow less credible historically than our other sources, and I don't really know why. There is also an 8th book, written by Aulus Hirtius. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Caesar's Commentaries: On the Gallic War and on the Civil War by Julius Caesar (Paperback / softback, 2005) at the best online prices at eBay! •ending with the defeat of Vercingetorix. Fundamentally, Caesar uses the third-person narrative in order to make his commentaries on the Gallic Wars more objective and unprejudiced. Caesar's Commentaries On The Gallic War: From The Commencement Of The Same To The End Of His Second Expedition Into Britain: Accompanied With A Latin ... With English Notes, Explanatory And Critical: Caesar, Julius: Amazon.com.tr This series of annual war commentaries is referred to by various names but is commonly called De bello Gallico in Latin, or The Gallic Wars in English. Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic war. Subject: Rome -- History -- Civil War, 49-48 B.C. The wars 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).