The Roman Army In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

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While Julius Caesar was back in the italic lands and he was making sure his political business would be settled correctly, the Belgic tribes, the Belgae, were planning to attack the Roman army. The Belgic tribes were afraid of the Roman army slowly conquering the whole of Gaul, as they already possessed the south. The Belgic tribes figured that the Roman army would eventually reach northern France, Belgium and the Netherlands, where the Belgic tribes lived. The ideas of the Belgic tribes were supported by leaders of tribes which now lie underneath Caesar’s feet. There was only one who thought it would be a good idea to let the Romans rule the whole of Gaul. His name was Diviciacus. He was alone, though, because the rest of the Belgic tribes …show more content…
Caesar was about to get backstabbed if it was not for his scouts who reported that the Belgic tribes were on the move and they were moving fast. Caesar sent cavalry to defend the river the Belgic tribes had to cross to get to Caesar’s camp and when the Belgic tribes tried to cross the river, they were devastated by Caesar’s men. This did not mean victory for Caesar’s men, though, because the Belgic men who crossed the river did not go down without a fierce fight and the Belgic men kept coming and wanted to fight right there on that time. But Caesar’s men kept killing everyone who crossed the river making the Belgic tribes realize that retreating was the best option. Caesar saw the Belgic tribes packing up next morning and saw all the tribes leaving one by one. Caesar was convinced of the Belgic tribes baiting him out of his camp. This was not the truth, though. The Belgic tribes gave up and every tribe split up again and all went home and agreed on all acting immediately as soon as one of them was getting attacked by Caesar and his army. Caesar quickly chased the retreating Belgic tribes and killed some of them, but certainly not

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