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Cassivellaunus

Cassivellaunus  

British chief or king. Cassivellaunus is known only from the war diaries of Julius Caesar and Dio Cassius' later derivative account of Caesar's invasions of 55 and 54 bc. Nevertheless, he may have ...
Celt

Celt  

From the 5th cent. bc, Greek ethnographers described the Celts as one of the major ethnic groups of central and western Europe, locating them inland from Marseilles. Caesar in De bello Gallico states ...
Cleopatra

Cleopatra  

(69–30bc),queen of Egypt from 47 bc, the last Ptolemaic ruler. After a brief liaison with Julius Caesar she formed a political and romantic alliance with Mark Antony. Their ambitions ultimately ...
Commius

Commius  

Was a Gallic noble who allied himself with Julius Caesar and was rewarded with the kingship of the Gallic Atrebates. In 55 bc he was sent by Caesar to win over British tribes prior to the invasion, ...
Córdoba

Córdoba  

A city in Andalusia, southern Spain. Founded by the Carthaginians, it was under Moorish rule from 711 to 1236, and as capital of the most powerful of the Arab states in Spain, it was a centre of ...
Dalmatia

Dalmatia  

An ancient region in what is now SW Croatia, comprising mountains and a narrow coastal plain along the Adriatic, together with offshore islands, which once formed part of the Roman province of ...
Dyrrachion

Dyrrachion  

(Δυρράχιον, Slav. Drač, Albanian Durrës, Ital. Durazzo, anc. Epidamnos), city on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, the western terminus of the Via Egnatia, capital of the province of ...
Mediterranean Sea

Mediterranean Sea  

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This entry contains three subentries: An Overview, Regional Navies, VesselsThe Mediterranean Sea washes the southern coast of Europe, the northern coast of Africa, and the western coast of Asia. ...

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