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cAESAR'S cONQUEST OF GAUL, AND THE BREAKDOWN OF THE FIRST
TRIUMVIRATE § i. GAUL AND ITS PEOPLE i IN making first choice of Cisalpine
Gaul for a provincial command Caesar was partly guided by political necessities.
Although Gaul had remained quiet in 55 and 54, discontent had been simmering
over the requisitions and plunderings of the Roman armies and the compulsory
levies of auxiliary troops which Caesar had latterly imposed upon the chieftains.
Was Caesar justified in taking the watch over the Rhine frontier out of the hands
of the Gauls ? After the defeat of Ariovistus all danger of a deliberate con-
Caesar's quest of Gaul by Germans had been postponed for centuries. On
conquest the ...
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THE EARLY INHABITANTS OF ITALY
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