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    Pompey who had already held power in Rome. Caesar became an enemy of the state and made an act of war by deciding to cross the Rubicon river confronting Pompey, a turning point that was the start of a civil war. The sources Suetonius’ “The Deified Julius Caesar” in Lives of the Caesars, Plutarch’s “Caesar” in Roman Lives, and Julius Caesar’s The Civil War each tell of Julius Caesar’s Civil War describing his political manipulation and rise to power involving the famous crossing of the Rubicon. Being able to distinguish between…

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    Roman Republic Analysis

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    the Roman civil war are; when Caesar crossed the Rubicon, Caesar desired political power. As well, another reason it started was because some people weren’t granted citizenship and they were upset. Overall, in my opinion his political intentions sparked the civil war. I think these two were very similar in a sense that being Robert E. Lee, and Julius Caesar. Sallust’s attributes to the decline of the Roman Republic were against the senators. He thought to them as being greedy and corrupt (TRR).…

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    he Crossing of the Rubicon Annotated Bibliography Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus. “The Crossing of the Rubicon.” The Portable Roman Reader. New York: Penguin Group, 1977. Lucanus shows us how the Romans have become caught up with living a wealthy life, full of luxuries. Having forgotten their humble beginnings, the people of Rome are corrupt with greed. Ceasar, a powerful leader of his people, feels guilty for how his country has lost sight of what is important, at least important to…

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    The phrase “crossing the Rubicon” was first used in 49-45BC by Julius Caesar. The phase was used by Caesar when he seized power in the Roman Empire. It was at the moment that Caesars army crossed Rubicon, which was forbidden since it meant immediate act of war against the Republic of Italy. Once crossed, Caesar had started a war with Italy. But today it generally means “the point of no return” meaning a choice or action that can never be reversed or fixed, it’s a choice that will stick with you…

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    Technology has given marketers a better way to reach their intended audiences. Not only is the method of reaching the audience better but they are able to target the exact audience they are looking for. Impression based targeting has made this possible. Advertisers specify to companies – describe the companies that do this – the criteria describing the person they wish ot reach online and then bid in real time for the opportunities to reach them (text book). What are implications for companies…

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    In his book, After the Rubicon: Congress, Presidents, and the Politics of Waging War, author Douglas Kriner delves into the murky concept of congressional influence in the arena of the United States’ increasingly executive-driven military engagements. Kriner analyzes the ways, both formal and informal, that Congress exercises affect over presidential actions in the international sphere. The publication addresses the regularity with which Congress seeks to influence presidential conduct of major…

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    Meritocracy is where there is a ruling of the educated and skilled, the power held was equal to the ability of a person. Within the book Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland there were some instances where it highlights such things being portrayed, as there were common men who would come into higher power through their skills and abilities. As there were some Romans who had a thirst for power and an unending ambition, that eventually leads to the fall of the Roman Empire.…

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    The history of the “Red Rubicon” (129) is known to be a river located in North Italy that Julius Caesar and his army crossed. The reference this is the milestone that was crossed in life, but for females its a different type of milestone. Its something that once it happens, it can’t unhappen. Once you cross the Rubicon it was a point of no return. In life we all go through something that has a point of no return, but for this story, it focus on females and once they experience the “Red Rubicon”…

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    Caesar and The Gallic wars The Gallic wars were fought from 58 BC to 50 BC, in Gaul, Germania, and Britannia. Julius Caesar waged the series of wars as a military campaign. The Gallic war the Caesar waged was against the Gallic tribes. Although Caesar claimed that the wars were only a defensive action on his behalf, historians today believe that the wars were to boost his career in politics. During the wars Caesar’s army fought, long and hard. When Caesars army reach the Rubicon they road on…

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    title as governor, his safety would not be guaranteed in the capital amongst Pompey’s men, proposed with two choices, he chose to parlay everything, cross the Rubicon and head into battle against Pompey. With very little troops he crossed while stating “the die is cast” to show his trust in chance. Caesar was a very intelligent and wise ruler, shown from the events leading up the coup. However, it was not his careful planning to gaining power that inspired me the greatest in life, but his…

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