3 julius caesar rides powerfully through the history

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3. Julius Caesar rides powerfully through the history of the Republic, and his troops are one of his accomplishments. Another is the subjugation of Gaul, finalized at the Battle of Alesia. What did Caesar and his troops do that was so remarkable at Alesia? It was the fortifications they built. Caesar was besieging the Gaul leader,Vercingetorix,and 80,000 Gauls in Alesia. Caesar built lines of circumvallation - continuous fortifications that completely surrounded Alesia, ensuring no one could get out,and no supplies could get in,as Caesar intended to starve the Gauls into surrender. Caesar became aware that huge Gaul army of 250,000 warriors - the finest fighting men from all the tribes of Gaul - was on its way to relieve Alesia.Caesar only had 60,000 men under his command. 4.Who were the two giants astride the Roman Republic who joined forces in the first triumvirate and then later fought each other?

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