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  • Julius Caesar's Political Career

    The Life and Political Career of Julius Caesar Julius Caesar is known as one of the greatest military minds of all time, he is also given credit for laying out the foundation of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar is thought to been have born around 100 B.C. His family was a senatorial, patrician family. His uncle was actually another famous Roman general, Marius. When he was sixteen his father Marius had past away and Julius Caesars life became quite difficult, however he turned everything…

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  • Why Did The Roman Republic Fall

    The Roman Republic was indeed a prosperous civilization with advancements in literature, poetry, and architecture, but after an unfortunate series of bad rulers and growing barbarian and Germanic tribe power, the Roman Republic declined and eventually split. A desire for military superiority could also be attributed to the fall of the Roman Republic in taking too much land and spreading troops too thin across their borders. A few select leaders partially paused the Roman Republic decline, but…

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  • Who Is Cleopatra In Julius Caesar

    • Character Notes o Mark Antony (83-30 B.C.): A Roman politician and general. He was an ally of Julius Caesar and the main rival of his successor Octavian. He also had a romantic and political alliance with the Egyptian queen Cleopatra, which was his ultimate downfall. o Cleopatra (69-30 B.C): Also known as Cleopatra VII Philopator, is the Egyptian Queen. She was to become the last monarch of the Ptolemaic Empire. In 48 BC she became the ally and lover of Julius Caesar until his assassination.…

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  • Galius Julius Caesar: The Father Of The Roman Empire

    Julius Caesar gradually progressed through the Roman Empire. In 60 BC, Caesar made a deal with Pompey the Great and Crassus, whom had helped him to get chosen as consul in 59 BC. They agreed to control Rome together equally They became the First Triumvirate and ruled Rome throughout the 50’s BC until Crassus died in 53 BC. Caesar conquered many places in the Mediterranean in his life time including Gaul, which is modern France, and Spain. He even attempted to overpower Britain.()…

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  • The Influence Of Lucius Cornelius Sulla March On Rome

    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…

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  • Rome's Last Citizen Summary

    Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar was co-authored by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni. Goodman has a Ph.D. in Political Theory, with a minor in Law. Goodman was a speechwriter for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd. He has a B.A in English and a M.A in Public Policy. He likes to study the history of political thought, classics, and rhetoric. Soni was a managing editor at the Huffington Post. He was also a speechwriter for the office of the…

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  • How Did Julius Caesar Gain Power

    During this time period, Julius Caesar became known as dictator for life. Caesar was not able to gain this amount of power without the help of Pompey the Great and Crassus, known as the first triumvirate. Crassus funded Caesar with his money while Pompey aided with his popularity among the people. Cato, aware of this, had a man named Bibulus running against Caesar and basically countering him in every way possible. In order to stop this, when a…

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  • Mark Antony's Use Of Persuasion In Julius Caesar

    In Act III, Scene 2 of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony turned a crowd of mourning citizens to an angry mob. Antony turned this crowd into an angry mob through multiple persuasive devices. Brutus and the other conspirators thought they were killing Caesar for the good of Rome, but Antony and other ideas. He wanted to discreetly show the crowd of Romans who the conspirators actually were to him, a group of murderers. In order to persuade the people to not have sympathy for the…

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  • Jury Triumphs Mother Who Drowned Children Analysis

    All responsibility must come with external stimuli in the form of fault. An example would be Julius Caesar. Caesar was at fault for besieging the city of Rome and ruling over the Roman Republic as a dictator. His decision led to the death of hundreds but also caused the Roman Empire which emerged and spurred a period of learning and technology like nothing before. This question may be complicated but does wrongdoing in the world lead to our greatest Triumphs? This question is explained by…

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  • Marcus Tullius Cicero's Role In Politics

    Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman lawyer and a politician who became consul in 63 B.C. He was considered one of the best orators of his time. He was given the governorship of a province called Cilicia in 51 B.C. While in Cilicia, his main aim was to make the lives of the locals comfortable and to enhance the economic situation the province was passing through. To achieve this, he avoided problems, tried not to cause trouble to the locals and tried not to spend money on expenses. On the other…

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