Julius Caesar Essay

662 Words Oct 31st, 2012 3 Pages
English II
November 30, 2011.

Julius Caesar´s Essay Julius Caesar is mostly known for his great leadership in Rome´s Empire, he accomplished everything he purposed and he did whatever it took to make it happen. He had all it took to be such a leader; women were in love with him, men wanted to be part of his army and children wanted to be like him when they grow up. For Caesar all it took was courage and selfishness to get to where he was. A leader is a person who knows the way; goes the way and shows the way but no one will ever be a leader without courage. Courage was part of Caesar´s being, he knew that if he showed this part of him in the moments that seemed lost and accomplished them, people would follow him and they would
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His craving for power was the secret ingredient for the cake he was baking. “After weeks of fighting Vercingetorix, facing starvation, is forced to surrender” (Campbell) Weeks and weeks had to pass for someone to surrender and even though Caesar´s men were suffering the same hunger as their enemies Julius didn´t even think about surrender. He just wanted to prove he was stronger than Vercingetorix was and not only some of his army died because of starvation or simply because their bodies gave up he also left women and children die because he didn´t let them in his shelter for protection. But even though he left all those people dying he was still an exceptional leader. Having these two characters made Caesar a standout in a large crowd. He had all the courage he needed to fight in a lot of battles and a hidden part of him, filled with selfishness, made him want more the power he always wanted in whatever matters he could get there. He was well aware of everything he was doing, he planned every step of his way and to make them happen all he needed was lots of courage and lots selfishness.

Caesar, The Early years vol. 1, ed. Horace. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2005. Print

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