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For annotated Bib – Short summary, work’s thesis, relevancy, its purpose for my paper FULLER: “In Caesar’s day Gaul included the whole of modern France and Belgium, parts of Holland and Switzerland, and all of Germany west of the Rhine. Camille Jullian believes that its population was only a little less than in the days of Louis XIV – that is, between 20 and 30 million… in the first century B.C., Gaul would appear to have been a well-populated country, a proof of its prosperity and wealth.” (97) “Its inhabitants were of mixed origin, but throughout the greater part of the country the Celts were the dominant race.” (97) “All were semi-civilized, practiced agriculture and cattle-breeding, carried on a considerable
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Unformatted text preview: commerce either…” (97-98) “Caesar…wrote… ‘Not only in every state and every canton and district, but almost in each several household, there are parties’ under elected leaders, and ‘each… refuses to allow his own folk to be oppressed and defrauded, since otherwise he has no authority among them. The same principle holds in regard to Gaul as a whole… for the whole body of states is divided into two parties.’ (98) “It was this lack of inter-tribal co-ordination and internal concord which were the main factors that aided Caesar in his subjection of Gaul....
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