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Book 7 of Caesar's Bellum gallicum

Author: Julius Caesar; Drew Arlen Mannetter
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : BrownWalker Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : LatinView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Julius Caesar; Gajus Julius Caesar
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Caesar; Drew Arlen Mannetter
ISBN: 1581124279 9781581124279
OCLC Number: 55877687
Language Note: Text in Latin and English.
Description: viii, 382 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Table Of Contents --
INTRODUCTION iii-ix --
I.A THE LIFE OF JULIUS CAESAR iii --
I.B THE COMMENTARII AS LITERATURE iv --
I.C THE PROBLEM OF CAESAR?S SELF-PRESENTATION AND VERACITY (TENDZEN) vi --
I.D THE AIM OF THIS WORK vii --
I.E ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS vii --
I.F SELECTED CHRONOLOGY viii --
Part 1: The Rebellion Begins: Vercingetorix Is Chosen Leader And Musters An Army; Caesar Captures Vellaunodunum, Cenabum, And Noviodunum (7.1-13) 1-55 --
1.A Chapters 1-3: The Gauls Plan Rebellion In Secret; The Carnutes Take The Lead; They Sack Cenabum And Kill Roman Citizens 1 --
1.B Chapters 4-5: Vercingetorix Becomes Rex Of The Arverni And Builds A Coalition Of Tribes; The Bituriges Join The Revolt 14 --
1.C Chapters 6-10: Caesar Returns From Italy And Assembles His Legions; Vercingetorix Attacks Gorgobina Of The Boii; Caesar Sets Out To Aid Them 25 --
1.D Chapters 11-13: Caesar Captures Vellaunodunum, Cenabum, And Noviodunum 42 --
Part 2: The Siege And Sack Of Avaricum By The Romans (7.14-33) 55-140 --
2.A Chapters 14-15: At Vercingetorix?S Insistence A Scorched Earth Policy Is Adopted; Despite Vercingetorix?S Protestations, Avaricum Is Excepted And Defended 55 --
2.B Chapters 16-19: The Siege Of Avaricum Begins; Outside The City Vercingetorix Harasses The Romans; The Roman Soldiers Endure The Hardship Of Famine; Caesar Averts Battle In An Unfavorable Position Despite The Pleas Of The Soldiers 65 --
2.C Chapters 20-21: Vercingetorix Is Charged With Treason And His Successful Self-Defense; Contingents Are Selected For The Defense Of Avaricum 81 --
2.D Chapter 22: The Siege Of Avaricum Resumes; The Gauls Mount A Spiritied Defense 94 --
2.E Chapter 23: A Description Of The Construction Of Gallic Walls 98 --
2.F Chapters 24-28: The Siege Of Avaricum Continues; The Gauls Resist Bravely; Avaricum Is Taken And Sacked, The Inhabitants Are Put To The Sword In A Fearful Slaughter 101 --
2.G Chapters 29-31: Vercingetorix Rallies The Gauls After The Defeat At Avaricum; He Levies Fresh Reinforcements 120 --
2.H Chapters 32-33: A Civil War Among The Aedui Is Prevented By Caesar 131 --
Part 3: The Siege Of Gergovia; The Romans Are Repulsed With Significant Losses (7.34-52) 140-219 --
3.A Chapters 34-36: Caesar Divides His Army With Labienus; He Sends Labienus North While He Crosses The Allier River And Begins The Siege Of Gergovia 140 --
3.B Chapters 37-43: The First Defection Of The Aedui And Their Subsequent Repentence 153 --
3.C Chapters 44-51: The Breakdown Of Military Discipline And The Repulse Of The Roman Army At Gergovia; Nearly 700 Soldiers Are Lost In One Battle 184 --
3.D Chapter 52: Caesar Reprimands His Soldiers 215 --
Part 4: The Final Roman Victory At Alesia (7.53-90) 219-375 --
4.A Chapter 53: Caesar Stabilizes Morale By Offering Battle; Inconclusive Cavalry Engagements Ensue On Two Consecutive Days; Caesar Departs And Crosses The Elaver River 219 --
4.B Chapter 54: Caesar Allows Viridomarus And Eporedorix The Aeduans To Depart 222 --
4.C Chapter 55: The Second Revolt Of The Aedui; The Sack Of Noviodunum 226 --
4.D Chapter 56: Caesar Rejects Flight To The Province, Crosses The Loire River, And Moves Into The Territory Of The Senones 231 --
4.E Chapters 57-62: Labienus Captures Metiosedum, Defeats Camulogenus, Then Escapes To Agedincum And Rejoins Caesar 235 --
4.F Chapters 63-64: The Rebellion Spreads; The Aedui Demand Ultimate Control But Vercingetorix Is Elected Leader; The Gauls Again Adopt A Scorched-Earth Policy 257 --
4.G Chapter 65: Caesar Procures German Horsemen 267 --
4.H Chapters 66-68: The Gallic Cavalry Attacks The Romans On The March And Are Beaten By The German Cavalry; The Gallic Army Flees To Alesia 270 --
4.I Chapter 69: The Siege Of Alesia Begins 284 --
4.J Chapters 70-71: The Gauls Loose A Cavalry Skirmish; Vercingetorix Dismisses His Cavalry From Alesia And Charges Them To Raise A Relief Army 287 --
4.K Chapters 72-74: A Description Of Caesar?S Siege Works At Alesia, First Those Facing Inward Toward Alesia And Then Those Facing Outward Toward The Relief Army 296 --
4.L Chapters 75-76: Catalog Of The Relief Army; Leaders For The Relief Army Are Chosen 308 --
4.M Chapter 77: Critognatus? Speech Inside Alesia Urging Cannibalism Before Surrender 317 --
4.N Chapter 78: The Mandubii Are Expelled From Alesia But Are Not Received By Caesar 330 --
4.O Chapters 79-80: The Relief Army Arrives; The First Attempt At The Relief Of Alesia; The Germans Repulse The Gauls In A Cavalry Engagement 333 --
4.P Chapters 81-82: The Second (Night) Attempt At The Relief Of Alesia; The Gauls Are Again Repulsed 342 --
4.Q Chapters 83-88: The Third And Final Attempt At The Relief Of Alesia; The Gauls Are Again Defeated; The Relieving Army Flees And Is Slaughtered; Vercingetorix Is Hopelessly Trapped 348 --
4.R Chapter 89: The Surrender Of Vercingetorix And The Besieged Army 368 --
4.S Chapter 90: Caesar Returns The Aedui And Arverni Captives; The Catalog Of Roman Deployment At The End Of The Campaign 371 --
Appendix A: A List Of People, Places, And Tribes With A Brief Description 376-380 --
Endnotes.
Other Titles: De bello Gallico.
Responsibility: with introduction, text, vocabulary and notes [by] Drew Arlen Mannetter.
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