Well…. This is where it all comes together. Arguably the greatest military victory in history. Julius Caesar lays siege to the walled city of Alesia, the stronghold of Vercingetorix, who sends for reinforcements. When they arrive, Caesar is massively outnumbered… He claims 5 to 1. Historian say it was probably more like 3 to 1. Either way, it was touch and go.

What Would Caesar Do under such circumstances? He’d invent a military tactic that had never been seen before in history – the circumvallation and contravallation!


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