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Who led the Gauls against the Romans?

Two of the most famous Gauls who led armies against the Romans were Brennus and Vercingetorix. There are other minor leaders noted in Caesar's writing of the Gallic wars. Two of the most famous Gauls who led armies against the… Full Answer

What battles did Julius Caesar win?

The Alexandrian Wars The African Wars The Civil Wars The Gallic Wars The Spanish Wars Those are campaigns and wars, not battles. His most famous battles were Gergovia, Alesia, Pharsales, Alexandria, and Munda. His only clear loss was at Gergovia… Full Answer

Why was it called the Punic Wars?

punicus is the Latin word for Phoenician. Carthage (in present day Tunisia) was a colony of Phoenicians from the eastern Mediterranean (present day Lebanon). Hence the three wars the Romans fought against Carthage were known as the Punic Wars, just… Full Answer