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...

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...

The eleventh legion was levied by Caesar for his Helvetii campaign in 58 BC. The legion fought in the Battle against the Nervians, and probably fought at the Siege of Alesia as well. During the civil war, the Eleventh legion fought for Caesar at the Battle of Dyrrhachium and at Pharsalus.

The eleventh legion was levied by Caesar for his Helvetii campaign in 58 BC. The legion fought in the Battle against the Nervians, and probably fought at the Siege of Alesia as well. During the civil war, the Eleventh legion fought for Caesar at the Battle of Dyrrhachium and at Pharsalus.

The Battle Of Alesia: The Roman Siege That Completed Julius Caesar’s Conquest of Gaul

The Battle Of Alesia: The Roman Siege That Completed Julius Caesar’s Conquest of Gaul

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.

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.

Julius Caesar with Gallic captives after the Battle of Alesia

Julius Caesar with Gallic captives after the Battle of Alesia

Battle of Alesia by Angus McBride

Legionarios del ejército de César en acción en Galia central, c. 52 a.C.

Celts, Boii in Bohemia, Devil, Mid 1st Century B.C.  The Boii first appear in history in connection with the Gallic invasion of north Italy, 390 B.C., when they made the Etruscan city of Felsina their new capital, Bononia (Bologna). They were defeated by Rome at the Battle of Mutina in 193 and their territory became part of the Roman province of Cisalpine Gaul. According to Strabo, writing two centuries after the events, rather than being destroyed by the Romans like their Celtic neighbors…

Celts, Boii in Bohemia, Devil, Mid 1st Century B.C. The Boii first appear in history in connection with the Gallic invasion of north Italy, 390 B.C., when they made the Etruscan city of Felsina their new capital, Bononia (Bologna). They were defeated by Rome at the Battle of Mutina in 193 and their territory became part of the Roman province of Cisalpine Gaul. According to Strabo, writing two centuries after the events, rather than being destroyed by the Romans like their Celtic neighbors…

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