What plain stretches from the Atlantic Coast into eastern Europe?
Ch 13 Vocab Terms
|Northern European Plain||The vast plain that stretches from the Atlantic coast into Eastern Europe is called the|
|Danube||The two most important rivers in West-Central Europe are the _______ and the Rhine. Many cities and industrial areas line their banks.|
Which landform stretches across northern Germany and ensures suitable land for farming?
European Plain, one of the greatest uninterrupted expanses of plain on the Earth’s surface. It sweeps from the Pyrenees Mountains on the French-Spanish border across northern Europe to the Ural Mountains in Russia.
Is the Danube the body of water between the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean?
this area of water is north of Belgium and the Netherlands what body of water is it? the Danube is the body of water between the North sea and the Atlantic ocean.
What group conquered much of Gaul after the Roman rule ended in AD 400s?
The Goths were a nomadic Germanic people who fought against Roman rule in the late 300s and early 400s A.D., helping to bring about the downfall of the Roman Empire, which had controlled much of Europe for centuries.
Who defeated the Romans in Gaul?
Vercingetorix, (died 46 bce), chieftain of the Gallic tribe of the Arverni whose formidable rebellion against Roman rule was crushed by Julius Caesar. Caesar had almost completed the subjugation of Gaul when Vercingetorix led a general uprising of the Gauls against him in 52 bce.
Why did the Romans call France Gaul?
France was originally called Gaul by the Romans who gave the name to the entire area where the Celtics lived. The area Gaul stretched from the River Rhine and the Alps, the Mediterranean Sea (which the Romans called Mare Nostrum), the Pyrenees to the south and the Atlantic Ocean in the north and west.
What country is Gaul today?
Did Caesar conquer Alesia?
Battle of Alesia, (52 bce), Roman military blockade of Alesia, a city in eastern Gaul, during the Gallic Wars. Roman forces under the command of Julius Caesar besieged Alesia, within which sheltered the Gallic general Vercingetorix and his massive host.
What if Caesar lost Alesia?
At the famous Battle of Alesia he trapped his entire army of 60,000 men between two walls, with armies on either side. This meant that if he had lost, then Rome would have suffered a crushing defeat roughly on the same level as Cannae.
What is Alesia called today?
Alesia, ancient town situated on Mont Auxois, above the present-day village of Alise-Sainte-Reine in the département of Côte d’Or, France.
Does Alesia exist?
The more recent battle of Alesia – about its whereabouts, that is – goes back 150 years, to the time of France’s Emperor Napoleon III. After the surrender of Vercingetorix in 52BC, the Gaulish town was said to have been obliterated and lost for good.
How many men are in a legion?
To keep such a large number of men in order, it was divided up into groups called ‘legions’. Each legion had between 4,000 and 6,000 soldiers. A legion was further divided into groups of 80 men called ‘centuries’.
Where is Vercingetorix buried?
The Vercingetorix Monument (1865) is a statuary monument dedicated to the Gaulish chieftain Vercingetorix, defeated by Julius Caesar in the Gallic Wars….Vercingétorix monument.
|Monument à Vercingétorix|
|Location||Alesia, near Alise-Sainte-Reine, Côte-d’Or department, Burgundy, France|
|Height||6.6 metres (22 ft)|
How do you reply to you too Brutus?
i.e., You too, Brutus? Caesar and his train approach the Senate. He sees the soothsayer in the crowd and confidently declares, “The ides of March are come” (1). “Ay, Caesar; but not gone” (2), replies the soothsayer.
Is it Brutus or brute?
William Shakespeare might have given Marcus Junius Brutus all the credit, but Caesar’s true betrayer was a much closer friend. It was Caesar’s friend, Marcus Junius Brutus. “Et tu, Brute?” – “You too, Brutus?” is what Shakespeare has Caesar say in the Tragedy of Julius Caesar. Except, Caesar never said these words.
What language is Et tu?