Vercingetorix, ancient Gaul leader
surrenders to the emperor Caesar. Ancient military art prints of
Vercingetorix by Henri-Paul Motte and Lionel Royer, published by Cranston
Fine Arts, the military print company.
was the leader of the Gallic tribes, when in 56Bc Julius Caesar invaded
Gaul, His homeland. Versingetorix defeated a large Roman army at the
battle of Gergovia. But Romans power was strong and later Versingetorix
was besieged in Alesia. he surrendered to the Romans and throw
his sword down at the feet of Caesar, he was taken back to Rome and
paraded in the streets before being executed by strangulation.