Sunday, August 22, 2004

Alesia

Ancient town situated on Mont Auxois, above the present-day village of Alise-Sainte-Reine in the d�partement of C�te d'Or, France, famous as the site of the siege of Vercingetorix by Julius Caesar in 52 BC that was decisive in his conquest of Gaul. The Gallic town was succeeded on the same site by a Roman town.

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