Catherine Rigollet


Alesia: Investigating the Roman Conquest of Gaul in Burgundy

The Battle of Alesia of 52 B.C., the last major stand of the Gauls, led by Vercingetorix, against the Romans, led by Julius Caesar, is one of the most famous battles in the history of the territory that would become France. Yet until recently there was little a visitor could see, even at the very site of the battle in Burgundy, to help understand the logistics of that great confrontation.

Dali Retropective at the Pompidou Center

A retrospective of the work of Salvador Dali, the last giant of the history of 20th-century art, showing at the Pompidou Center in Paris, Nov. 21, 2012 to March 25, 2013. Article by Catherine Rigollet translated and adapted for France Revisited.

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