“I love the name of honor, more than I fear death,” a quote said by one of the most famous Roman leaders named Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar was born in July 100 BC and he died on March 15, 44B.C. Caesar was a general, politician, and a dictator. Caesar was loved by many people for guiding them and providing safety for them, but he was also hated by a countless number of people. That hate ended up in him being murdered. He gave Rome hope for a better future and a promise of new land, jobs, and wealth. Caesar accomplished many things for his country like win many victories, developed the Julian calendar, and redistributed land to the poor. He used many different tactics and strategies to win his wars. Through brilliant military tactics, Julius Caesar, ruler of Rome from 49 B.C. to 44 B.C., guided the people of Italy and Rome to achieve many victories, allowing him to become a powerful ruler, hero, and inspiration and leaving a legacy that still shapes the world today.
Julius Caesar, a Roman general, dictator, and leader, is considered to be one of history 's most influential and powerful rulers to this day, in which his rise to power, conquest of Europe, and controversial downfall all remain to be told during modern days. The play Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare, portrays the events leading up to Julius Caesar’s assassination, and how those who conspired against him banded together and plotted Caesar’s demise. Many of those conspirators assassinated Caesar due to his quick rise to absolute power, his “acts” of disrespect against the senate such as his failing to stand to receive the title of becoming a “god,” and pure jealousy and anger towards Caesar’s success and rule over the Roman empire. Caesar, an ambitious man, was able to conquer many lands and peoples for Rome through successful military campaigns in which he became one Rome’s best generals due to the amount of successful battles he had won and the amount of blood he had shed for Rome’s expansion. However, Caesar’s trait of ambitiousness would prove to be a double edged sword.
Julius Caesar was said to be the greatest man in the Roman world. This man whos name alone commands power, success and respect. Born in 102 B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar. His aunt had married as a youth of seventeen to the daughter of Cinna, another leader of the fraction that was opposed to the aristocratic party under Sulla, Marius, great rival. A year or two later, when Sulla had become supreme in the state, the young man was ordered to put away his wife. He refused, and his life was saved only through the intercession of powerful friends in Rome. But though he had been reprieved, Ceasar was far from safe, and for a time he skulled in the mountains until he managed to get acrss the sea to Asia Minor, where he served in the
Julius Caesar, a man born in around 12 to 13, 100 BC, was considered the start of a new legacy in the history of Rome. Participating in several wars, becoming dictator after forming multiple military alliances, to being assassinated on the Ides of March, Julius Caesar was a politically-flexible, popular leader of the Roman Empire. (Julius Caesar Biography, April 23, 2014) Although Caesar’s birth was never confirmed on the exact date, he was born and raised by his mother, Aurelia, and by his father, Gaius Julius Caesar. (Julius Caesar: Historical Background, April 23, 2014)
There have been many famous leaders in Roman history but none could match Julius Caesar[See Figure 1]. Julius Caesar was born on July 13, 100 BC in Rome and died March 15, 44 BC in Rome. Julius Caesar is best known for his military mind and how he laid the framework for the Roman Republic. One of the quotes he is famous for is "I came, I saw, I conquered." Caesar has not just influenced Rome, he also influenced the world too. The Roman Calendar was rigged to help political purposes. Caesar devised a new Calendar called the Julian Calendar to combat that manipulation[See Figure 2]. The Calendar still has an influence in Eastern Orthodox Christian countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Greece and much more. That is only one out of many
Ever wondered what it takes to be a good king or ruler? Julius Caesar is one of the most famous rulers of all time. He was one of Rome’s greatest and most powerful leaders. His changes to the empire helped take Rome to new levels of success. The life of Caesar was short, yet great. It is important to learn about this great man and his many accomplishments.
“The Senate have concluded to give this day a crown to mighty Caesar” (2.2. 98-99). While his statement may be true, he follows this statement up with a string of falsehoods. Decius plants the idea in Caesar’s head that if he were to tell the senate that Caesar was to “hide himself” away from the senate due to Calpurnia’s dreams, there would be no reason for the people not to whisper of the likelihood of him being cowardly (2.2.105). While a possible blow to Caesar’s ego is motivation enough for the political figure, Decius continues his sentiments by further toying with his pride. Decius claims that if he were to tell the senate that Caesar was a no-show, “their minds may change” about the decision to present him with the title as their ruler (2.2.101). He knows Caesar would not refuse the crown. The suggestion of power is too tempting for him to pass up, it is all it takes to lure Caesar to his demise. Caesar’s pride and desire for power renders him unaware, as well as blind to Decius’
. This book covers the narrative life of Julius Caesar as well as new theories and research that clarify Julius Caesar's conflicting personality. Julius Caesar by Michael Grant has lots of information and goes way into depth about Julius's life. The book is written in chronological order and Michael Grant offers many theories and rumors about Julius Caesar that makes the book more interesting. The book has tons of information, but Michael Grant displays the information in a way that is easy for most readers to understand. Michael Grant emphasizes Julius Caesar's military importance and how it helped him become the ruler of Rome.
General, politician, and master of propaganda, Gaius Julius Caesar, better known as Julius Caesar, is closely associated with the fall of the Roman Republic. A man of profound charisma who was well known for his pivotal military campaigns, Caesar was also an author and a shrewd developer of military propaganda . He also became known for expanding the roman republics geographic borders and founding its imperial system. Caesar had battled in numerous wars and took part in the Roman government. The start of his Dictatorship of the Roman Empire, would ultimately be the cause the end of his life. He would later become a large part in the History of Western Civilization. This essay will explore the life of Julius Caesar, his influence on the Roman Republic, government, military, and social practices.
Who was Julius Caesar? Julius Caesar accomplished many things in his day, which most would consider unbelievable. He has been considered a tyrant or dictator, and some believe he was one of the world’s greatest politician. In this paper we will compare the textbook and documentation that was written around 44 B.C.E the time of his death. The documents are considered to be “primary sources”, because of the timeframe in which they were written. To get a grasp on whom, Julius Caesar really was, we need to not only dive into the primary sources, but we need to view his accomplishments. By analyzing his accomplishments, textbook, and the primary sources we can better understand just how Julius Caesar was portrayed during his reign.
Julius Caesar’s own life and understanding have given history one of the most fascinating biographies historians have ever seen. Caesar’s own biography has been looked upon for thousands of years and has even gained attention from the likes of William Shakespeare, a beloved English poet, and many other writers. Julius Caesar was best known for being one of the greatest leaders of the Roman Empire and played a key role in the formation of the Roman Empire, expanding through conquests across Europe, Asia, and North Africa. He is also infamous for constructing the downfall of the Roman Republic. Unfortunately, though Caesar was shaping to become a legend in the Roman history books, members of the Roman Senate assassinated Caesar during the Ides
Chapter 1: Who is Julius Caesar? Born on July 13 100 BC, Gaius Julius Caesar, said to be delivered with the help of a caesarian section, became one of the most famous figures ever known. He was born out of the womb of Aurelia, daughter of former consul Cotta, and was the son of J. Caesar and therefore part of the Julian family who claimed to have descended from Julus, son of the demigod Aeneas and grandson of the goddess Venus. Caesar was part of a patrician family, a group of the highest class families around in that time, and therefore was a wealthy child and would grow up to be a wealthy man. Very Little is known about Julius Caesar’s father besides the fact that he was active in the military and in politics, meaning he was out most of
Do you know of the legendary famous and powerful Julius Caesar? Before the time of America, there was the Roman Republic, before technology was even invented, during a harsh and cruel time period for the lives of many. Julius Caesar was the man who started the Great Roman Empire. This Empire lasted for more than 300 years.
On his way to the Capitol one of Caesar?s followers learns of the plot against Caesar and writes a letter to warn him. He waits in the streets for Caesar to pass by. He asks Caesar to read his letter because of its importance, ?Hail, Caesar! Read this schedule? 3.1:3, ?O Caesar read mine first, for mine?s a suit that touches Caesar nearer. Read it, great Caesar? 3.1:6-7. Caesar disregards him, ?What touches us ourselves shall be last serv?d? 3.1:8. Caesar proceeds to the Capitol, upon arrival and after few words spoken Caesar is stabbed to death by the conspirators. This ends the reign of Julius Caesar and starts a war. Caesar established Rome into the society that it is today.