AP Latin De Bello Gallico Characters
Terms in this set (12)
Helvetii leader; he decides to go through Roman territory in search of a more suitable area. Caesar refuses safe passage. Orgetorix attempts to make deals with Casticus and Dumnorix. The Helvetii, find out and put him on trial. He escapes imprisonment and is found dead (suspected of killing himself).
Orgetorix's crew; despite Orgetorix's death, they continue with the plan
Sent by Caesar into Britain, seized while getting off the ship, enemy sent him back. He later provides 30 horses for the Roman army
Lucius Aurunculeius Cotta
Legate in the Roman army who is in command of a legion; While wintering in various camps that are 100 miles from one another, Cotta wanted to stay where they were. Cotta takes a slingshot to the jaw during the battle; then he fights honorably and dies
Quintus Titurius Sabinus
Legate in the Roman army; While wintering in various camps that are 100 miles from one another, Sabinus wanted to leave (he won that argument). He dies.
Prince of the Eburones, leader of a Gallic tribe (Belgic); he tricks the Romans into leaving their winter camps and then attacks them
Legate in the Roman army; Ambiorix also tries to trick Cicero's camp, but he doesn't fall for it.
One of the ranks of the Gauls; They settle disputes and decide punishments for practically everything. Druids don't pay taxes or go to war.
Pro-Roman Gaul who was put in charge of his own tribe by Caesar
Leader of the Sequani (Gallic tribe)
Leader of the Aedui (Celtic/Gallic tribe)
Pullio and Vorenus
Two brave men; They were sort of rivals but also on the same side. Pullio throws his javelin successfully but gets struck in the hand. Varenus saves Pullio until Varenus is surrounded which then causes Pullio to help out Varenus. It goes back and forth like this for some time