Alesia - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a hill-fort in central Gaul, where Vercingetorix was besieged by Caesar
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Vercingetorix retreats to Alesia, where Caesar begins to besiege him.
The Gauls assemble a huge army, to go to the relief of Alesia.
women and children to leave Alesia, but the Romans refuse to receive
Gallic relief army reaches Alesia, but two attempts to attack the
and the Gauls besieged in Alesia make a co-ordinated attack on the
When Caesar lay before Alesia, the Gauls advanced agains
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