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Battle Name : Avaricum

Date(s) : 01 March 0052 bc - 30 March 0052 bc (estimated date)

Part of : Caesar's Gallic Wars 58-51bc ,

Outcome : A victory for Roman Legions over Gauls

Type of battle : Land, Seige


Caesar advanced through Gaul after Vercingetorix's force who were burning the land as they went to starve the Romans. The town of Avaricum was besieged and despite harrasing by Vercingetorix and stuborn resistance by the defenders it fell. Caesar then turned towards Gergovia.


The town of Avaricum, modern day Bourges, France. (France)