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Logan Miller HIST208M 23 February 2011 Annotated Bibliography Benedict, Coleman H. . "The Romans in Southern Gaul." The American Journal of Philology 1, no. 63 (1942): 38-50. http://www.jstor.org/stable/291079 (accessed February 21, 2011). This article discusses the relationship between the Romans and Southern Gaul up to the conquering of Gaul. This paper is an attempt to present critical, and if finality cannot be achieved, at least a plausible account of the events in these years. The author hopes to demonstrate the sources from these times are not as contradictory as previous authors have expressed. Its focus is on the years of 124 to 120 BC, but it helps to present a clear relationship between the Romans and the people of Gaul at the time Caesar began his campaigns. I will use this to understand how these groups of people interacted before Caesar began his wars. Brady, S.G. . Caesar's Gallic Campaigns . Harrisburg: The Military Service Publishing Company, 1949. This work is an intensive and detailed account of Caesar’s campaigns in Gaul. It supports the statement that, “Caesar made the Roman Empire possible by uniting the state after a century of disorder, by establishing an autocracy instead of the incompetent old senatorial oligarchy, and by pacifying Italy and the provinces.” It regards Caesar’s conquest of Gaul as his greatest accomplishment. It is thorough in its accounts of actual invasions, battles, movements, and
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