Some articles on belgium, modern belgium:
... region, as recorded in his De Bello Gallico, the inhabitants of Belgium and northwestern France were known as the Belgae (after whom modern Belgium is named ... language and Nordwestblock.) Caesar reported that the northern Belgae, approximately in the area of modern Belgium, were less economically developed and were more militarily dangerous, similar to the ... and in particular the Belgae living in the area stretching from eastern Belgium to the Rhine were referred to by Caesar as the Germani cisrhenani ...
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