Gallic Wars

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Gallic Wars
Siege-alesia-vercingetorix-jules-cesar.jpg
"Vercingetorix Throws Doun His Airms at the Feet o Julius Caesar", 1899, bi Lionel Noel Royer
Date 58–50 BC
Location Gaul, Germania an Britannia
Result Roman victory
Territorial
changes
Roman Republic annexes Gaul
Belligerents
Roman Republic Several Gallic, Belgic, Breetish an Aquitanian tribes as well as portions o Germanic an Iberian tribesmen
Commanders an leaders
Gaius Julius Caesar
Titus Labienus
Mark Antony
Quintus Tullius Cicero
Publius Licinius Crassus
Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus
Servius Sulpicius Galba
Vercingetorix
Ambiorix
Indutiomarus
Commius
Ariovistus
Cassivellaunus
Strength
120,000:
60,000 legionaries
60,000 auxiliaries
300,000+ fichtin men

(mainly irregulars)

Casualties an losses
30,000+ killed,
10,000+ woondit
aboot 1,000,000 accordin tae Caesar which mainly includes civilians killed.

Modren estimates at least hundrits o thoosands.

The Gallic Wars wur a series o militar campaigns waged bi the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic tribes. Roum's war against the Gallic tribes lastit frae 58 BC tae 50 BC an culminatit in the decisive Battle o Alesia in 52 BC, in which a complete Roman victory resultit in the expansion o the Roman Republic ower the whole o Gaul (mainly present day Fraunce an Belgium). The wars paved the way for Julius Caesar tae acome the sole ruler o the Roman Republic.