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The war for Gaul : a new translation

Author: Julius Caesar; James Joseph O'Donnell
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Imagine a book about an unnecessary war written by the ruthless general of an occupying army - a vivid and dramatic propaganda piece that forces the reader to identify with the conquerors and that is designed, like the war itself, to fuel the limitless political ambitions of the author. Could such a campaign autobiography ever be a great work of literature - perhaps even one of the greatest? It would be easy to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Julius Caesar; Julius Caesar
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Caesar; James Joseph O'Donnell
ISBN: 9780691174921 069117492X
OCLC Number: 1091628815
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xlv, 274 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: First Commentary: 58 BCE --
Second Commentary: 57 BCE --
Third Commentary: 56 BCE --
Fourth Commentary: 55 BCE --
Fifth Commentary: 54 BCE --
Sixth Commentary: 53 BCE --
Seventh Commentary: 52 BCE --
Eighth Commentary: 51-50 BCE --
Eighth Commentary: (Continued) 50 BCE --
After War, after Gaul --
Three Meditations on Caesar, His War, and His Book.
Other Titles: De bello Gallico.
Responsibility: Julius Caesar ; translated by James J. O'Donnell.

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A new translation that captures the gripping power of one of the greatest war stories ever told-Julius Caesar's pitiless account of his brutal campaign to conquer GaulImagine a book about an  Read more...

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