The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns in which Rome, led by Julius Caesar, fought several Gallic tribes, led by Vercintegorix. The wars lasted from 58 to 50 BC.
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A map of Gaul in the 1st century BC, showing the relative positions of the Helvetii and the Sequani
A map of Gaul showing all the tribes and cities mentioned in the Gallic Wars.
Roman silver denarius with the head of captive Gaul 48 BC, following the campaigns of Caesar.
Denarius from 48 BC, thought to depict an allegory of Gaul with a carnyx on the obverse and Diana of Ephesus with a stag on the reverse