Curio the Younger, who's candidature for the office of tribune Caesar surreptitiously supported with Gaulish
money, hit upon a new campaigning scheme.
Caesar cited the Gaulish
Mars as a god of healing in his De Bello gallico, and in Mars' various incarnations throughout Romano-Celtic regions, he was portrayed (epigraphically and/or in art) as a peaceful, beneficent healer, associated variously with healing eye diseases, protection, or ensuring fertility.
A late seventh century account of a pilgrimage by a Gaulish
bishop named Arculf is illustrative.
Thus, it was that a Gaulish
army of 250,000 could advance on Rome during the period of Marius at a steady pace of what the average member could cover on foot in a given day.
(15.) Having earlier mentioned the local importance of the elm tree (ormeau or orme), the oak (chene) has even deeper connections with Gallic identity, as the sacred tree of Celtic (ergo Gaulish
) peoples (Frazer 754).
These papers traverse a wide geography, dealing with issues of relationships, linkages, literacies, and the social context of interactions with Latin of a smorgasbord of antique and medieval languages, including Middle Welsh, Greek, Old Swedish, and related Scandinavian languages, Old and Middle Irish, Old English, a number of Romance languages (such as Castilian, Leonese, Old and Middle French, Gaulish
Latin), and Old High German.
Nevertheless, there is more to Pyongyang than a Gaulish
village indomitably resisting globalization and following a special set of rules for communal life that was drawn up by its political leaders.
Over the course of the next few hours, we did the whole history tour - Ancient Rome, Greece, Egypt and the Viking invaders as well as more recent history, with Asterix's "Gaulish
Village" at the heart of the site.
Although Livy does not describe the Romans, he is able to depict aptly the ambiguous emotions of the anxious, desperate and simultaneously determined and courageous Gaulish
Pte Philip Wilkinson, aged 26, of 3 Para, has been taking part in Exercise Gaulish
Eagle at an urban warfare training centre in north-east France.
Two other similar adjectives are Tolletan 'for the city of Toledo, Spain' (1395) and Gallican 'Gallic, Gaulish
At first, Publius achieved some success with his Gaulish
light cavalry, who outmanoeuvred the heavily armoured Parthians cataphracts.