„Of all these, the Belgae are the bravest/strongest.“

—  Jules César, livre Commentaires sur la Guerre des Gaules

Book I, Ch. 1
De Bello Gallico
Original: (la) Horum omnium fortissimi sunt Belgae.

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Jules César6
homme politique et général romain -100 - -44 avant J.-C.

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