The Gallic Wars, a military campaign by the Romans under Julius Caesar against the tribes of Gaul, took place between 58 and 51 BCE. The conflict was a brutal one. What was the damage inflicted on the Gauls?

Answer: According to the Greek historian Plutarch, over a million Gauls were killed and 800 towns destroyed, incredible losses considered the population of Gaul at this time.

Source: Rome – The Greatest Empire of the Ancient World by Nick McCarty

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