Tag Archives: Conquest of Gaul

Home of the Veneti

56 B.C. was the third year in  Julius Caesar’s war of conquest against the many tribes of Gaul. The contestants that season were the residents of Brittany. The most powerful tribe in the area (per Caesar), the Veneti, lived around … Continue reading

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Battle of the Sabis

Seems like a thousand years (or a bit over 30 generations) since I had occasion to actually write about Gaul. But I came across a  marvellous website devoted to the  Battle of the Sabis by a group called Livius. The Battle … Continue reading

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