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    the tensions between political leaders broke this socio political balance. Many people attribute this break to the death of Crassus and Pompey’s wife even though the continued friendship of Caesar and Pompey indicates otherwise, instead, the collapse is more attributed to both the senate’s intervention and triumvirs ever-growing ambition. Furthermore, Pompey and Caesar remained friends in the 50s BC, however, Pompey was stressed by the senate to make a choice between Caesar and the Optimates, through arrogance, Pompey chose the Optimates…

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    failing government and that man was Caesar. Caesar was a relatively young man from a wealthy family who aspired to be great. He organized a meeting with Pompey and Crassus. The result was an informal association known as the First Triumvirate that brought Pompey, Crassus and Caesar control of the Roman republic. Others politicians had made deals before, the combined wealth and power of these three men was enormous, enabling them to dominate the political scene and thoroughly intimidate the…

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    believe that the restoration of the republic wouldn 't have happened had it not been for Octavian’s approach. First off, Octavian’s success wouldn’t have been so tremendous had it not been for the complete disintegration of the Roman republic prior to his rule. Before discussing Octavian’s bid for power, one must consider the status of the Roman political situation prior to Octavian. Before Octavian, the Roman people had the First Triumvirate, which included Pompey, Crassus and Caesar. This…

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    The First Triumvirate

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    In my opinion, I think that the event of Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus joining forces to create the First Triumvirate would be first most important event that caused the Roman Republic to fall. Augustus Caesar becoming emperor of Rome would be the second major event. Last but not least, I think that Julius Caesar being assassinated, would be the third major event that caused the Roman Republic to fall. Firstly, I think that the event of Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus joining forces to…

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    than 20,000 people in Rome (Anirudh). Another motive was to defeat Pompey the dictator. Pompey had a huge army and hated Caesar. Caesar had defeated Pompey. Pompey had fled from Caesar and went to Africa, but Africa showed Ceasar their gratitude by decapitating Pompey and putting his head in a basket. Caesar was even scared to see Pompey’s head in a basket. The people of Rome loved Caesar so much. Caesar was like a Roman version of Superman. The people of Rome had followed in Caesar's steps and…

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    The Civil War In Rome

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    A mysterious presence came up behind me, I turned around and in a blink of an eye I happened to be stabbed, I Julius Caesar had been stabbed inside the Curia of Pompey on the 15th of March (the ides of March). On the 12th of July, 100 BC I was born in Italy, Rome. My family was a noble aristocratic family, but we weren’t rich quite the opposite we were poor. father Gaius Julius Caesar died when I was only 15, ever since that day I have lived with my mother, Aurelia Cotta until I was ready to…

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    When Pompey was elected sole consul because Caesar had begun to threaten the senate with war, and then the threats became a reality, Pompey ordered the evacuation of Rome; Cato, aligned himself with Pompey, despite having resisted the alliance for years. When Pompey was eventually assassinated, Caesar took sole power. While Cato had seen Pompey the lesser of two evils and had backed him against Caesar, Pompey’s defeat, left him in Northern Africa, in a city called Utica. Cato led in Utica and…

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    Pompey, Crassus And Caesar

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    individual aspirations of Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar, it is not surprising that the first triumvirate broke down.’ Discuss The aspirations of Pompey, Crassus and Caesar were the cause of the breakdown of the first triumvirate due to Pompey’s want for power and money, Crassus’ lust for money and desire to make up for his lack of senatorial power, and Caesar’s need for money and power. The three men were feared by the senate, for their power and excessive wealth, so by joining together they could…

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    Being appointed consul in 59 BC, together with Pompey and Crassus, they formed what would be known as the triumvirate which meant that power in Rome was solely in the hands of these 3 individuals. Caesar launched an expedition on Gaul in 58 BC, an intense battle that would last for 7 years, during which relations between the 3 leaders strained and Pompey joined sides with the Optimate faction in order to seek favour from the nobles. After conquering Gaul in 51 BC and becoming governor of Gaul,…

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    After a series of defeats, Pompey escaped to Egypt. When Caesar returned to Rome he appointed 300 of his supporters as members of the Senate. Although the Senate and Public Assembly still met, it was Caesar who now made all the important decisions. By 44 BC Caesar was powerful enough to declare himself [Type text]Sheamese Masters 1-09-17/ Period 1st 2 Page Essay World History Mrs.Pauli dictator for life. Although in the past Roman leaders had become dictators in times of crisis, no one had…

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