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The life of Caesar

Ferrero, Guglielmo

The life of Caesar

by Ferrero, Guglielmo

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Caesar, Julius.,
    • Heads of state -- Rome -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- Rome -- Biography.,
    • Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C. -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGuglielmo Ferrero ; translated by A. E. Zimmern.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG261 .F37 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination525 p. :
      Number of Pages525
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4542617M
      ISBN 100837190908
      LC Control Number77009520
      OCLC/WorldCa3034441

      Brutus says that he fears that the people want Caesar to become king, which would overturn the republic. Cassius concurs that Caesar is treated like a god though he is merely a man, no better than Brutus or Cassius. Cassius recalls incidents of Caesar’s physical weakness and marvels that this fallible man has become so powerful. Shakespeare’s account of the Roman general Julius Caesar’s murder by his friend Brutus is a meditation on duty. First performed around , when the English royal succession was uncertain, Julius Caesar confronts the dangers of political turmoil. Read a character analysis of Brutus, plot summary, and important quotes.

      Julius Caesar peaked as one of the most powerful generals in Roman history. In “The Life of Caesar", Plutarch attempts to capture the greatness of this man on paper. With stirring prose, he documents Caesar’s military might and rousing spirit. The biography ends with the details of Caesar’s. THE LIFE OF JULIUS CAESAR is one of the most important ancient sources of history for the late Roman Republic and early Imperial period, as well as the life of Roman General and dictator Julius Caesar. Caesar ( BC - 44 BC) was noted for his conquest of Gaul and for seizing power, making himself dictator for life.

        This is an amazing book; ESSENTIAL reading for Caesar fans. I haven't read all the books written about the great man, but this has to be the definitive book, or at least a contender. Covers Caesar's life in detail. And I would recommend to anyone with an interest in Ancient Rome and the Late Republic, this books goes into detail on both topics /5(). Caesar, Julius -- Comic books, strips, etc, Caesar, In comics format, presents the life of Julius Caesar, the Roman general and leader who conquered Gaul and defeated his fellow Romans in civil war Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index Notes.


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Named Best Book of the Year by “An authoritative and exciting portrait not only of Caesar but of the complex society in which he lived.”—Steven Coates, New York Times Book Review “The best introduction to Caesar and his world that is currently available.”—Karl Galinsky, Bookforum Tracing the extraordinary trajectory of the great Roman emperor’s life, Goldsworthy Cited by:   This book, considered merely as an essay, is one of the most entertaining productions of ancient times; but, beheld as a picture drawn from life, exhibiting the real characters and sentiments of men of the first distinction for virtue and wisdom in the Roman Republic, it becomes doubly interesting to every reader of observation and taste.

Conqueror of Gaul 5 July I would say that the books all seem to come down to this one life, but the problem is that there is more to Plutarch’s lives and this one particular character. Still, as Shakespeare says, Julius Caeser certainly is a colossus that bestrides the world, and his legacy affects even us today/5.

For most of his life, Claudius was the Rosemary Kennedy of The life of Caesar book Caesars. Without the ice pick lobotomy. Hidden from the public. If he wasn’t allowed to participate in Roman affairs, he would look elsewhere. He became a historian, writing a ton of books about his family, the Carthaginians, and about Etruscan history.

But he wasn’t boring. He also describes the relationships that influenced his (often intermingled) personal and political lives. Of course the names of the people in Augustus' life jump off the page: Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Mark Anthony, Brutus, Cassius Tiberius and Agrippa.

At the end of this book I wanted to find out more about all these characters as by: 7. De vita Caesarum (Latin; lit. "About the Life of the Caesars"), commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus.

The work, written in AD during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is.

Julius Caesar had a son with Cleopatra named Caesarion, or "little Caesar". Caesar banned driving carriages on city streets during the first ten hours of daylight. Caesar was stabbed many times during his murder but the physician Antistius determined that only one stab wound was fatal.

Caesar Against Rome is an absorbing narrative of the four-year Roman Civil War that began with Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon in 49 BCE. Focusing always on Caesar, the book sketches a panorama of Roman society―the first society to display the ambition, greed, and intrigue of modern politics―in the last century before Christ.

This book has pages in the PDF version, and was originally written in Description. Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in It portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination, and the defeat of the conspirators at the Battle of Philippi.

Caesar: Life of a Colossus by Adrian Goldsworthy: The book traces the life of the Roman emperor and potrays him as a charismatic orator, general, dictator as well as a seducer, who not only went. Revival: The Life of Caesar () book. Revival: The Life of Caesar () DOI link for Revival: The Life of Caesar () Revival: The Life of Caesar () book.

By Guglielmo Ferrero. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 16 January Pub. location London. Imprint : Guglielmo Ferrero. Book One: Julius Caesar (later deified) Book One: I Early Life When Julius Caesar was aged fifteen, his father died (85/84BC).

During the next consulship, having previously been nominated to the priesthood of Jupiter (in 86BC. The Lives of the Caesars include the biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven subsequent emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitelius, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian.

Suetonius composed his material from a variety of sources, without much concern for their reliability. His biographies consist the ancestry and career of each emperor in turn. Early Life of Gaius Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar was born on or around J B.C., to his father, also named Gaius Julius Caesar, and his.

Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ferrero, Guglielmo, Life of Caesar. New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons []. Caesar finally could stage four Triumph parades for his victories.

Caesar is. believed to have been only twenty-six years old at the time. Caesar was now the. ruler of the Roman Empire and the senate declared him dictator for life.

As a ruler, Caesar instituted various reforms. In provinces, he eliminated the. The Life of Julius Caesar. JulyBCE: Gaius Julius Caesar was born into patrician family that had allied itself politically with the plebian politicians. Julius was not his first name; it was the name of family, Caesar being the name of his clan.

The Julii Caesars traced their ancestry back to. Stephen Dando-Collins is the author of many books about Ancient Rome including THE IDES. We had a Julius Caesar CONSUL #14 – Barry Strauss, Cornell University. Thanks for becoming a Life Of Caesar Consul. The good news is - you're quick on the ol' Sign Up To Our Life Of Caesar.

THE LIFE OF AUGUSTUS is one of the most important ancient sources of history for the late Roman Republic and early Imperial period, as well as the life of Roman Emperor Augustus. Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus (63 BC - 14 AD) (born Gaius Octavius Thurinus and known as Octavian) was the grandnephew of Julius Caesar and the first emperor of Rome.

OCLC Number: Notes: "First published as volumes I and II of The greatness and decline of Rome (5 vols.)--in " Includes index. Description. Julius Caesar: A Roman Colossus Biographics. Loading Unsubscribe from Biographics? Bruce Lee: A Life Taken Too Soon - Duration: Biographicsviews. From the very beginning, Caesar's story makes dazzling reading.

In his late teens he narrowly avoided execution for opposing the military dictator Sulla. He was decorated for valour in battle, captured and held to ransom by pirates, and almost bankrupted himself by staging games for the masses. As a politician, he quickly gained a reputation as a dangerously ambitious maverick/5(17).Soon after, upon Caesar's approach, he set to sea, as shall be more particularly related in his Life.

Caesar would have immediately pursued him, but wanted shipping, and therefore went back to Rome, having made himself master of all Italy without bloodshed in the space of sixty days.