Openian hēafodlic getæl
Gallia in Caesares dagum

Gallia ƿæs land on Europan ƿestdæl in þǣre Īsernyldan and oð þǣm ende þæs Rōmāniscan Rīces. Land þā ætgædre hātte Gallia beƿrēogen eall bebogen be Ƿestsǣs ecge beƿesten him and Sūþsǣ benorþen him, Rīn sēo ēa and Alpis be ēasten þǣm landum and Pireni þǣm beorgum and Ƿendelsǣ be sūðen him. Nū is Gallie mæsta dæl Francland.

Gallƿalas oneardod Gallia. In þǣre Rēmiscan yldan ƿæs norðernum Italia Gallia Cisalpina, se is 'Gallia Hiderƿeard Alpis' and Rōmƿare gehiersumoden sƿylc land in 203 beforan Criste. Hie gehiersomoden Profense andland Rodan fram in 118 beforan Cristes cyme. Endlice in 58 beforan Cristes cyme onsƿōgen Rōmƿare eall Gallie under Gaius Iulius Caesar heretōgan and hie geshiersumode eall þæt land.

Caesar ƿrāt ðe Gallia is in þrim dalas bedæled, benaman Gallia Celtica, Belgica and Aquitania. Æfter his dagum ƿæron þrēo underrīcu in þǣm landum ðā Caesar hæfde genomen, be naman Gallia Aquitania, Gallia Belgica and Gallia Lugdunensis, and Rōmes eald underrīce in Profense ƿæs Gallia Narbonensis.