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Vercingetorix: The Young Leader Who United the Gauls Against Caesar. A Historical Epic

Author(s): Pope, Philip H. Pages: 95
Publisher: Exposition Date of Publication: 1960
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Gaul Period: ca 52 BC (Code: 5d)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: Vercingetorix. Òan attempt to tell the story of the Gallic leader in epic poetry, a suitable medium for such a theme É the poetry turns out to be metrical prose, with very little poetic language of imageryÓ (Ridington)
Unique Qualities:
Rating: ÒVercingetorix makes an appealing hero, but I do not think that Mr. Pope does him justice.Ó (Ridington)

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