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Ave Caesar!

Romans, Gauls, and Germanic tribes on the banks of the Rhine
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In its exhibition, the Basel Museum of Antiquities and Ludwig Collection examines the importance of the Rhine for the early history of our region and of Europe as a whole. Already in antiquity, this river is an important trade route and transport axis across the continent. The exhibition first highlights the epochal caesura created by Caesar's campaigns (58-51 BC). It also focuses on the political, cultural and economic relations between the Rhine region and the advanced civilisations of the Mediterranean before Caesar's time. The river serves as a thread showing exciting aspects of the contacts between the rising empire of Rome and the resident tribes of Gauls and Germanic tribes on the left and right banks of the river.

Bildkomposition mit Gaius Julius Caesar und einer Aufnahme des Rheins bei Basel
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