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The Gallic Wars Pt2 - Pirates and Britons 5
By Mary Harrsch

  1. 58 BCE

    Diviciacus, Aeduan leader, demands Caesar defeat Ariovistus, chieftain of the Suebi tribe encroaching on Aedui land

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  2. 58 BCE

    Caesar delivers ultimatum to Ariovistus, demanding he return across the Rhine and surrender his hostages

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  3. 58 BCE

    A hundred clans of Suebi cross the Rhine

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  4. 58 BCE

    Caesar marches to Vesontio

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  5. 58 BCE

    Ariovistus sends emissaries to Caesar but German horseman attack Caesar’s escort

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  6. 58 BCE

    Caesar sends envoys to Ariovistus but they are captured

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  7. 58 BCE

    Suebi attack Caesar’s camp but are repulsed due, in part, to a cavalry charge led by Publius Crassus

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  8. 57 BCE

    Belgae attack a Gallic tribe allied to Rome

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  9. 57 BCE

    Caesar’s loses most of his centurions in a surprise attack in the battle of the Sabis near the Sambre River

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  10. 57 BCE

    Caesar counterattacks and finally defeats the Nervii

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  11. 56 BCE

    Veneti tribe in Amorica form a confederacy of anti-Roman tribes and begin raiding the Gulf of Morbihan

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  12. 56 BCE

    Romans build galleys and defeat the Veneti pirates

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  13. 55 BCE

    Caesar crosses the Rhine on punitive expeditiion against the Germanic tribes.

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  14. 55 BCE

    Caesar crosses the English Channel with two legions on a punitive expedition against the Britons supplying anti-Roman Gallic tribes

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  15. 55 BCE

    Weather wrecks much of Caesar’s fleet

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  16. 54 BCE

    Caesar returns to Britannia and defeats the Catuvellauni tribe

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  17. 54 BCE

    Eburones of northeast Gaul under the leadership of Ambiorix revolt

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  18. 53 BCE

    15 Roman cohorts are wiped out at Tungrorum

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  19. 53 BCE

    Caesar launches punitive campaign against the Eburones and their allies

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