Les 4 saisons en Morvan

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vendredi 21 mars 2008, par Sylvia

In the 2nd and 1st centuries BC, at the end of the Iron Age, a large Gaulish town stood on Mont Beuvray.Surrounded by ramparts, Bibracte was the capital of one of the most powerful peoples in Gaul, the Aedui. It is here that Vercingetorix was proclaimed head of the Gaulish coalition in the year 52 BC. It is also at Bibracte that Julius Caesar, the victor of Alesia, completed the writing of his "Gallic wars".

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