Children of the Wicker Man | Evan Millar and John Semley

In his Commentaries on the Gallic War, circa 58-50 BC, Julius Caesar reported, in third person, on his conquest of the German and Celtic tribes that unsuccessfully resisted the advances of his invading Roman legions. Among his wildly propagandizing account is a notable detail pertaining to Gallic superstition and the ghastly rituals through which it took shape.