Julius Caesar and his legionaries would find the fog-wracked island of Brittania both mysterious and fraught with danger.

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Julius Caesar’s Expedition to Brittania

by Ludwig Dyck

By the summer of 55 bc, 45-year-old Roman proconsul Gaius Julius Caesar was a veteran military campaigner. For the past three years, under his lead, the tramp of hobnailed sandals had resounded across the countryside of Gaul, the westernmost province of the Roman empire. Read more

Caesar Attacks the Belgae, the “Bravest of the Gauls”, During the Gallic Wars

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The Gallic Wars: To Northern Gaul

by Ludwig Heinrich Dyck

The gray skies of winter still shrouded the town of Vesontio on the Dubis River. To the south, when not obscured by mist and rain, rose the Jura Mountains, and beyond that the lofty peaks of the Alps and the nearest Roman Province, Gallia Cisalpina. Read more