The Julius Caesar

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Julius Caesar is the one of the famous Roman generals. Many may recognize this name from the great works of Shakespeare. Before the great works of Shakespeare, Julius Caesar was famous in his Roman city which. Julius Caesar was a dictator that turned the Roman republic to the Roman Empire. Even though the life time of Julius Caesar took place in 100 BC – 44 BC, people everywhere will mention Caesar’s name and legacy. For starters, Julius Caesar’s time was very different from today life. People did not get married because they were in love with the each other most of the time. The reason people in Roman time got married was for perfect children. Babies that were not fit or unhealthy during this time would be thrown out and left for dead. According to Phillip Freeman, “Roman families had to keep the first girl that is born and all healthy boys.” (Freeman 23). During this time there were no public schools, only private schools and tutors that came to the house. Julius Caesar had a tutor who taught him and is sisters. Children that did not behave during this time would be whipped by their teachers (Freeman 24). When boys turned 15 or 16 they would be considered an adult. Another thing different about this time is that crucifixions took place. Caesar would do crucifixions to pirates (Freeman 40). Crucifixions would start off with a man being flogged, humiliated, and weakened. After being beaten the criminal would

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