Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:
Archaeologists say they found the final proof that Julius Caesar has marched around in what is now the Netherlands. They have identified the location of a battle in 55 BC in which Caesar defeated two Germanic tribes. Which took place at the present village Kessel in the municipality of Oss.
According to archaeologist Nico Roymans of VU University Amsterdam this is the first time that the presence of Caesar in the Netherlands has been confirmed. Until now the site of the battle, described by Caesar himself in Book IV of his De Bello Gallico, was unknown.
Archaeologists used historical, archaeological and geochemical data to arrive at their discovery. In the soil at Kessel they…
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