Alesia



an ancient city and fortress in Gaul: Caesar captured Vercingetorix here 52 b.c.
Historical Examples

On the site of Alesia stands a monument erected by the French to the memory of the brave Gallic hero.
Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne

The Lady Alesia was looking on, and Philippa stood behind with the maids.
The Well in the Desert Emily Sarah Holt

However, the chief part of those who then escaped, fled with the king to the city of Alesia.
Plutarch’s Lives Volume III. Plutarch

For thus he had remembered Joan and Alesia; and thus they remembered him.
The Well in the Desert Emily Sarah Holt

Moreover, the Romans at Uxellodunum were not in the same situation as at Alesia.
History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

The fall of Alesia was followed by the submission of the Ædui and Arvemi.
A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence

Never since Caesar besieged Alesia had works upon so gigantic a scale been constructed.
The Cornet of Horse G. A. Henty

Alesia belonged to the Mandubii, who were dependants of the Ædui.
Plutarch’s Lives Volume III. Plutarch

The artificers of Alesia plated copper with leaf-silver, to ornament horses bits and trappings.
History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

With the fall of Alesia, the subjugation of Gaul was practically completed.
History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD Robert F. Pennell

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