16 – The Gallo-Roman Apocalypse
52 BCE and Prince Vercingetorix unites Gaul in a war to the death with Caesar that will decide Rome and Gaul's fates.
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21 – The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Augustus decides to invade Germania and Romanize it as he did with Gallia. Family drama and an insurrection give the Germans a chance to revolt. What follows is one of Rome's greatest tragedies and a history-defining moment for Gallia, Rome and Europe.
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8 – The Greek Empire in Gaul
Anatolian Greeks establish an empire in Southern Gaul around Masallia, or modern-day Marseille.
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25 -The Ancient Superpower and its Decline
Rome ascends to unprecedented glory by the time of Antoninus Pius. Then the unthinkable happens and the ancient superpower is hit with one disaster after another. Plague, civil war and invasion bring the glorious empire to its knees.
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26 – The Gallic Empire
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27 – The Empire Strikes Back
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15 – Fate Meets Folly
It's 53 BCE and Marcus Licinius Crassus is tired of watching Pompey and Caesar take all the glory. Crassus raises an army to invade Persia, a gambit which determines Rome's fate. Meanwhile, Caesar's divide and conquer tactics reach new heights as he turns the Gauls against themselves.
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