Self-revelation and concealment in Caesar’s De bello Gallico: Cicero, Orgetorix, and the Belgae

William Henry Furness Altman

Resumo


Building on the work of others who have seen an allusion to the First Triumvirate in the tripartite Gallic conspiracy led by Orgetorix, this article shows how Caesar reveals himself as formidable between the lines of De bello Gallico, and particularly in its famous opening.

 

 


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Júlio César; De bello Gallico; Primeiro Triunvirato; Cícero

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Referências


The most important references are:

STRASBURGER, Hermann, Caesars Eintritt in der Geschichte, originally published in 1938 (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft).

WELCH, Kathryn and Anton POWELL (eds.), Julius Caesar as Artful Reporter: The War Commentaries as Political Instruments. (London: Duckworth, 1998).

GRIFFIN, Miriam (ed.), A Companion to Julius Caesar (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).

KRANER, F., W. DITTENBERGER, and H. MEUSEL (eds.), C. Iulii Caesaris, Commentarii de bello gallico (Hildesheim: Weidmann, 1913).




DOI: https://doi.org/10.24277/classica.v28i1.222

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