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  • Essay On Political Manipulation In Julius Caesar

    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

    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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  • The Crossing Of The Rubicon Analysis

    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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  • Influence Of Congress In Douglas Kriner's After The Rubicon

    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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  • Summary Of Rubicon: The Last Years Of The Roman Republic

    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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  • Analysis Of Pilón By Sandra Cisneros

    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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  • The Influences On Julius Caesar's Life

    Brendan Grau AP World History Form III Julius Caesar Research Paper On a cold January night in the year 49 B.C.E Julius Caesar ordered some of his soldiers to don civilian clothing and carry concealed weapons to the city of Ariminum. He then attended a banquet he had planned that afternoon. After having dinner with friends he excused himself and made his way by carriage to the banks of the Rubicon River. After arriving at the Rubicon, a small river that served as part of the border between Gaul…

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  • Happiness In Julius Caesar Essay

    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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  • Was Julius Caesar Good Or Bad

    Julius Caesar. Arguably the biggest name in Roman History. Regarded by many as the greatest leader in the history of the Roman Empire. Born Gaius Octavius Caesar, and known as Octavian, he grew up from the age of 4 with no father. Raised by his uncle, Julius Caesar, who he later inherited the name from. Caesar grew to be dictator of Rome and left on his conquests to conquer other peoples. Until he was ordered back. Knowing he'd be killed he made possibly the boldest decision of his life and…

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  • The Influence Of Lucius Cornelius Sulla March On Rome

    precedent to which future commanders like Julius Caesar would follow when he crossed the Rubicon and marched his army towards Rome. With Sulla, it demonstrated the irony in how the Republic could allow an individual to hold such limitless power with his regime of proscriptions and indiscriminate elimination of rivals. It only proved that the end of the Republic was nigh and with Sulla’s decision to abdicate at his own will, it was merely prolonging the inevitable which was to come with Julius…

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