Stock Photo - Vercingetorix, chieftain of the Arverni, c52 BC (1882-1884). The Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix was chosen as king by the Arverni, a powerful tribe that occupied what is now the Auvergne. In 52 BC he led the Arverni against Roman rule but was ultimately defeated and captured by Julius Caesar at Alesia (near Dijon). Vercingetorix was then taken to Rome, where he was humiliated by being paraded as evidence of Rome's greatness, and was then put to death. A print from La France et les Français à Travers les Siècles, Volume I, F Roy editor, Saint-Antoine, 1882-1884.

Stock Photo: Vercingetorix, chieftain of the Arverni, c52 BC (1882-1884). The Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix was chosen as king by the Arverni.

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