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(Transalpine Gaul) - a region of Europe, roughly equivalent to modern France
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The Gauls invade Etruria.
Cassander attacks a fortified camp of Gauls on Mount Haemus.
Cambaules leads a band of Gauls in a raid into Thrace.
The Gauls invade Macedonia; Ptolemy Ceraunus rejects an offer
defeated and killed by the Gauls; Meleager is made king of Macedoni
The Gauls occupy Thrace.
eks attempt to hold back the Gauls at Thermopylae, but are forced to
band of Gauls sacks Callion, a town in Aetolia.
The Gauls advance into Greece and reach Delphi.
bined Greek army defeats the Gauls near Delphi in a snowstorm, allege
ans complete the rout of the Gauls, and Brennus the king of the Gauls
The Gauls return home from Greece via Pannonia.
ecording thanksgivings at Cos for the defeat of the Gauls at Delphi.
The Gallic mercenaries in Egypt stage a rebellion.
Syracusan and Gallic mercenaries plot to betray Agrigentum.
causes the destruction of a band of disaffected Gallic mercenaries.
Gallic mercenaries at Eryx desert from the Carthaginians to the Roman
car uses a trick to stop his Gallic mercenaries deserting to the Roma
Ariminum between the Boii and their allies from Transalpine Gaul.
Ziaelas, king of Bithynia, is killed by some Gallic mercenaries.
Gaul are buried alive at Rome, to allay fears of a Gallic invasion.
General comments on the Romans' success in the Gallic War.
The Insubres surrender to the Romans; the end of the Gallic War.
Roman embassy meets a hostile response in Spain and Gaul.
Hannibal wins over the Gauls at Iliberris.
joins Scipio, and defeats Hannibal's Gallic allies in a skirmish.
band of Gauls crosses the Alps and settles near Aquileia.
Roman successes in Gaul.
The Achaean League sends troops to join Domitius' army in Gaul.
The character of Contoniatus the Gaul, a loyal ally of the Romans.
Other events from the Roman campaigns in Transalpine Gaul.
The migration of the Cimbri and Teutones, southwards through Gaul.
toniatus, king of Iontora in Gaul, maintains friendly relations with
C.Carbo is treated kindly by L.Crassus, the governor of Gaul.
L.Crassus is refused a triumph over the Gauls.
ingly likens a witness in a court case to a crude picture of a Gaul.
abitants of Minturnae send a Gaul to kill Marius, but he fails to do
P.Quinctius, dies while in Gaul with his associate Sex.Naevius.
ewards inhabitants of Spain, Gaul and Sicily, including Ariston of
C.Flaccus awards Roman citizenship to Caburus, a Gallic chieftain.
of Murena, over Mithridates, and Flaccus, from Celtiberia and Gaul.
L.Manlius, the governor of Gaul, attempts to intervene in Spain, but
Lepidus is allotted the province of Transalpine Gaul.
Pompeius suppresses unrest in Gaul during his march to Spain.
Metellus receives pay and provisions from Gaul.
etellus celebrates his victory over Sertorius and withdraws to Gaul.
Fonteius leaves Rome for Gaul.
ompeius spends the winter in Gaul, where supplies are provided to him
acus defeats C.Cassius, the governor of Cisalpine Gaul, near Mutina.
Fonteius impoverishes the province of Gaul by his exactions.
erman king Ariovistus enters Gaul at the invitation of the Sequani,
Murena goes out to govern Gaul, accompanied by Clodius.
Crowds greet Murena on his return to Rome from the province of Gaul.
etellus Celer is allocated the province of Gaul, in place of Cicero.
Metellus Celer meets some Indian traders in Gaul.
The German king Ariovistus defeats the Gauls at Magetobriga.
rix persuades the Helvetii to invade the neighbouring parts of Gaul.
the province of Transalpine Gaul to Caesar, in addition to Cisalpine
prosecution by accepting an offer to join Caesar's staff in Gaul.
Caesar rushes to Gaul, on hearing that the Helvetii have fixed a date
The start of Caesar's conquest of Gaul.
establishes his army's winter quarters amongst the tribes of Gaul.
public thanksgiving of fifteen days for Caesar's victories in Gaul.
Caesar returns to Gaul, and sends out forces to stop the spread of
out a commission of ten men to organise Gaul into a Roman province.
Caesar's command in Gaul is extended for a further five years.
omitius unsuccessfully attempts to curtail Caesar's command in Gaul.
M.Antonius goes from Egypt to join Caesar in Gaul.
Caesar leaves Britain, and sails back to Gaul.
P.Crassus brings some Gallic cavalry to join his father's army.
Caesar defeats the rebel Gauls, and forces them to abandon the siege
Caesar spends the winter in Gaul, in order to quell further unrest.
after declining an invitation to serve as Caesar's quaestor in Gaul.
eftain of the Arverni, instigates a major rebellion throughout Gaul.
Atrebates, because he is suspected of supporting the rebels in Gaul.
Caesar hurries back to Gaul despite the wintery weather, and invades
M.Antonius rejoins Caesar in Gaul, as his quaestor.
Labienus defeats the Gauls near Lutetia.
congress of Gauls appoints Vercingetorix to be their supreme comman
The Gauls assemble a huge army, to go to the relief of Alesia.
The Gallic relief army reaches Alesia, but two attempts to attack the
The relief army and the Gauls besieged in Alesia make a co-ordinated
aesar, and he prepares to spend the winter in Gaul with his legions.
orises a thanksgiving of twenty days for Caesar's victories in Gaul.
ersuade the senate to send a new governor to replace Caesar in Gaul.
Caes:BGall_, Caesar's commentaries on the war in Gaul.
ompletes the pacification of Gaul, and sends his army into winter qua
General comments on Caesar's conquest of Gaul.
aesar returns to Transalpine Gaul, and reviews his army in the territ
four triumphs on separate days, over Gaul, Egypt, Pontus and Africa.
The triumph of Plancus, from Gaul.
Octavianus seizes control of Gaul, after the death of the governor
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(Cisalpine Gaul) - a region in northern Italy, around the Po valley
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Roman legion is attacked and destroyed by the Gauls near Clusium.
ttack on Clusium, while they advance against the Gauls and Samnites.
The Romans defeat the Gauls and Samnites at Sentinum; death of the
The triumph of Fabius, over the Samnites, Etruscans, and Gauls.
The consuls attack the Gauls and Ligurians.
Flaccus escapes after being surrounded by a band of Gauls.
The consuls grant the Gauls an armistice to send envoys to Rome.
The Gaesatae join the league of Gauls against Rome.
The Gauls abandon plans to march against Rome after being confronted
by a Roman embassy to support the Romans against the other Gauls.
0,000 citizens and allies capable of bearing arms against the Gauls.
The Gauls invade Italy, and the Romans compile a list of almost 800,0
The Gauls advance as far as Clusium, and then turn to face the Roman
The Gauls defeat a Roman army at Arretium.
feat and destroy the army of Gauls at Telamon, although Atilius is
The triumph of Aemilius, over the Gauls.
Furius celebrates a triumph over the Gauls.
The Gauls buy the support of the Gaesatae, after their attempts to
Marcellus defeats the Gauls at Clastidium, and kills their chief Viri
mutiny amongst the Gauls in Attalus' army.
the inhabitants of Cisalpine Gaul enter into a treaty of alliance wit
Hannibal retires to winter quarters in Cisalpine Gaul.
The Gauls destroy a Roman army led by L.Postumius.
The Gauls capture and destroy Placentia.
The praetor L.Furius defeats the Gauls near Cremona.
The triumph of L.Furius, over the Gauls.
consuls leave for their provinces in Cisalpine Gaul and Macedonia.
elebrates a triumph over the Gauls, but the senate refuses to grant
truct two roads in Cisalpine Gaul, the Via Flaminia and the Via Aemil
The Romans expel the Gauls who had settled near Aquileia.
The consuls win victories in Liguria and Cisalpine Gaul.
and in Liguria and Cisalpine Gaul to Roman citizens and Latin allies.
ius takes charge of an army in Cisalpine Gaul, but remains inactive.
The consuls campaign against the Gauls and Ligurians.
arius sends a letter to test the loyalty of the Gauls and Ligurians.
us, as quaestor in Cisalpine Gaul, collects supplies for the Romans.
Sulla is allocated the province of Cisalpine Gaul.
the government forces against Lepidus' supporters in Cisalpine Gaul.
the provinces of Cisalpine Gaul and Illyricum, through a law propos
ovince of Transalpine Gaul to Caesar, in addition to Cisalpine Gaul.
Caesar returns to Cisalpine Gaul.
Caesar returns to Cisalpine Gaul for the winter.
Caesar visits Cisalpine Gaul.
allowed to stay on as governor of Cisalpine Gaul and Illyricum.
M.Brutus governs Cisalpine Gaul, which has been entrusted to him
Antonius formally leaves Rome, and sets off for Cisalpine Gaul.
fuses to surrender Cisalpine Gaul to Antonius, and prepares for war.
M.Antonius enters Cisalpine Gaul, and starts to besiege Decimus Brutu
Brutus takes command of the army in his province of Cisalpine Gaul.
the province of Cisalpine Gaul to Antonius, for a period of 5 year
The Gauls in Aquitania start a rebellion, but are defeated by Agrippa
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