The battle of alesia of 52 bc, the last major stand of the gauls, led by vercingetorix, against the romans, led by julius caesar, is one of the most famous battles in the history of the territory that would become france. He was hardly exaggerating: the decline and fall of the roman empire was a convulsion so momentous that even today its influence on stories with an abiding popular purchase remains greater. At its largest, the roman empire covered almost 5 million square km (2 million square miles) quiz julius caesar won a battle against vercingetorix, leader of.
In the third century ad, in augustodunum, the aeduan state affirmed her gallo-roman pride, addressing the emporer constantine with a speech that might have had vercingetorix turn in his grave at the allusion to the old rivalry, but showed the level of comfort within the empire gaul had gained: what people in all the world can claim to precede. 82 bc - 46 bc - p) vercingetorix, one of the greatest celtic warriors of gaul and all time united the tribes defiantly against julius caesar's rome. Vercingetorix, then divided his entire army and hurled them against different points along the roman inner lines to divide and weaken the roman defenses, caesar and his legion's found themselves facing an all out assault. Vercingetorix's guerilla tactics against caesar prove brutally effective caesar was wrong-footed right from the very start the roman empire was definitely the.
Vercingetorix was also a great general in his own right, even winning a battle against the great julius caesar, one of the only defeats ever suffered by the roman 'if the people of gaul are united and of one mind, they can stand against the entire universe' - vercingetorix. Vercingetorix, against roman empire vercingetorix himself a man of boundless energy, he terrorized waverers with the rigors of an iron discipline(caesar,. However, caesar had been able to exploit gaulish internal division to easily subjugate the country, and vercingetorix's attempt to unite the gauls against roman invasion came too late   at the battle of alesia , the romans besieged and defeated his forces. Roman leaders: the 10 greatest generals behind the empire from the formation of the roman republic in 509 bce, through the roman empire's zenith around 117 ce, and even up until the fall of rome and the empire's adoption of constantinople as its capital in 330 ce, war played a key role in roman expansion across the northern hemisphere.
Vercingetorix was a chieftain of the arverni tribe he united the gauls in a revolt against roman forces during the last phase of julius caesar's gallic wars vercingetorix came to power in 52 bc: he raised an army and was proclaimed king at. Vercingetorix was a king and chieftain of the arverni tribe he united the gauls in a revolt against roman forces during the last phase of julius caesar's gallic wars. 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 an army of the roman republic commanded by julius caesar , aided by cavalry commanders mark antony , titus labienus and gaius trebonius , against a confederation of. The holy roman empire had survived over a thousand in 1805 austria joined yet another coalition of european powers against the french and at the end of the year.
Roman empire it is accepted that vercingetorex attempted to start a revolt but failed as the noblemen, including his uncle, debarred and expelled him from their capital at gergorvia, conversely this was only a temporary dispositioning as vercingetorex soon overthrew the noblemen by joining ordinary and compatible men and deposed their ill-fated rule and influence. Vercingetorix was publicly beheaded in rome in 46 bce the celtic tribes never fought again in present-day france and were absorbed into the roman empire email this blogthis. This was a decisive battle in the creation of the roman empire though the aedui at first supported julius caesar in his struggle against vercingetorix , they.
Vercingetorix ( 82 bc -- 46 bc) was the chieftain of the arverni tribe, who united the gauls in a revolt against roman forces during the last phase of julius. The empire's most wanted - 10 mortal enemies of ancient rome after uniting local clans against the up-and-coming roman but while vercingetorix regrouped. At its largest, the roman empire covered almost 2 million square miles ( 5 million square km) quiz julius caesar won a battle against vercingetorix, leader of.
In the pages of caesar's commentaries on the conquest of gaul, vercingetorix emerges as an anti-hero who doggedly fought against the roman conquest, first by forceful and mostly honorable means, but later with desperation and by any means. Enwikipediaorg/wiki/vercingetorix vercingetorix (c 82 bc - 46 bc) was a chieftain of the arverni tribe he united the gauls in a revolt against roman forces. Soon caesar regrouped and pinned vercingetorix in the town of alesia caesar had about as many troops as the besieged forces and decided on two rings of fortification, one towards the city and one facing outwards to protect against the relief forces, and there sure were some on the way. Vercingetorix (c 82 bc - 46 bc) was a king and chieftain of the arverni tribe he united the gauls in a revolt against roman forces during the last phase of julius caesar's gallic wars vercingetorix came to power after his formal designation as chieftain of the arverni at the oppidum gergovia in 52 bc.