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  Julius Caesar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caesar was born into a patrician family, the gens Julia, which claimed descent from Iulus, son of the Trojan prince Aeneas, himself the son of the goddess Venus.
Caesar defeated the Helvetii (in Switzerland) in 58 BC, the Belgic confederacy and the Nervii in 57 BC and the Veneti in 56 BC.
Julius Caesar - Aratus and Artaxerxes and Galba and Otho - Aristides and Cato the Elder
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 The Internet Classics Archive | Caesar by Plutarch
Caesar is said to have been admirably fitted by nature to make a great statesman and orator, and to have taken such pains to improve his genius this way that without dispute he might challenge the second place.
Caesar was come home at the very time of choosing consuls, and being in a difficulty between these two opposite laws, sent to the senate to desire that, since he was obliged to be absent, he might sue for the consulship by his friends.
Caesar and Pompey both were much afflicted with her death, nor were their friends less disturbed, believing that the alliance was now broken which had hitherto kept the sickly commonwealth in peace, for the child also died within a few days after the mother.
classics.mit.edu /Plutarch/caesar.html   (9095 words)

  
 SPECTRUM Biographies - Julius Caesar
Caesar then traveled to Rhodes to study rhetoric and did not return to Rome until 73 B.C. During his journey to Rhodes, Caesar was captured by pirates.
Caesar was elected curule aedile in 65 B.C., pontifex maximus in 63 B.C., and a praetor in 62 B.C. By this time, Caesar was making a name for himself as a political figure.
Caesar was made governor of Farther Spain in 61 B.C. When he returned to Rome the next year, he joined forces with Crassus and Pompey and formed the first triumvirate.
www.incwell.com /Biographies/Caesar.html   (683 words)

  
 BBC - History - Julius Caesar (100 - 44 BC)
Although not prominent in politics, they were closely connected with the Marian faction in Roman politics - Caesar's aunt was married to the popular leader Marius, and he himself married Cornelia, the daughter of Cinna (a follower of Marius), refusing to divorce her when ordered to by the dictator Sulla.
In 58 Caesar went to Gaul, where he was to stay for eight years, adding the whole of modern France and Belgium to the Roman empire, and making Rome safe from the possibility of Gallic invasions (he even made two expeditions to Britain, in 55 and 54).
Caesar was finally able to pay off his debts, although no profits were passed to the Roman treasury.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/caesar_julius.shtml   (781 words)

  
 Caesar
Gaius Julius Caesar was born about 100 BC and died in 44 BC on the infamous "Ides of March", assassinated in the Senate by a coalition of his colleagues whose main worry was probably that he would become permanent Dictator and thus destroy the nature of the Republic.
Caesar was selected as the reading material on which basic grammar and vocabulary would be based, and all students were marched in step through the six books on the Gaulish campaigns.
Caesar is the first encounter for students with Latin, Caesar is the scene of the first battlefield, and Caesar is generally the scene of the Great Discouragement.
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 Julius Caesar: Historical Background
Caesar was safe from prosecution for such actions as long as he held office, but once he became a private citizen again he could be prosecuted by his enemies in the Senate.
Caesar tried to maintain his position legally, but when he was pushed to the limit he led his armies across the Rubicon River (the border of his province), which was automatic civil war.
Caesar demanded that the Egyptians pay him the 40 million sesterces he was owed because of his military support some years earlier for the previous ruler, Ptolemy XII (“The Flute Player”), who had put down a revolt against his rule with Caesar's help.
www.vroma.org /~bmcmanus/caesar.html   (2411 words)

  
 CAESAR - Clean And Environmentally Safe Advanced Reactor - Department of Aerospace Engineering
CAESAR decreases the need to produce fresh nuclear fuel, making it a truly environmentally friendly technology by combining the advantages shown by transmutation reactors to be deployed at least 30 years from now.
CAESAR was originally developed in 1993 as the Nuclear Powered Steam Expansion Engine (NPSEE), designed to boost the efficiency of conventional nuclear and non-nuclear power plants from the current 30-36% to approximately 56% with a Carnot efficiency of 68%.
CAESAR prototypes driven by electrically simulated heat have been built, tested and presented to various government agencies, private investors, industry groups and academic institutions in the U.S. and abroad over the last several years.
www.caesar.umd.edu   (1032 words)

  
 Caesar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caesar, duc de Choiseul (1602–1675), a French marshal and diplomatist.
Caesar (cocktail), a cocktail made with vodka and Clamato that is popular primarily in Canada.
The Caesar cut is a haircut, featuring hair cut extra low and evenly on all sides.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Caesar   (304 words)

  
 Bios: User Submitted: Julius Caesar: Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Caesar was the name of one branch of the Julian family.
Caesar was in charge of an army in the north.
Caesar was appointed dictator for a year starting in 49 B.C., for two years in 48 B.C., for ten years in 46 B.C. and finally dictator for life in 44 B.C. In that same year he was assassinated.
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 The Roman Empire
Caesar made his way to praetorship by 62 BC and many of the senate felt him a dangerous, ambitious man. Because of this, they deprived him of a triumph after his praetorian command in Spain (61-60 BC) and they also did their best to keep him out of consulship.
Caesar had all the acclaim he could hope for and the triumph to back it up, however, to get the position he felt his achievements deserved, he had to take his troops across the River Rubicon and in doing so declare civil war on the state and Pompey.
Caesar had arrived and was camped at a small gap between the marsh and forests.
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 Gaius Julius Caesar
Caesar was a sympathetic figure in "Cleopatra" but Marc Antony was portrayed as a lovesick lush even though history tells us that, though he lacked the military genius of Caesar, he was a courageous officer and truly devastated by the loss of his commander, kinsman, and friend.
Roman consuls like Marius and Caesar were wildly popular with the average Roman citizen because they had forged their careers in the flames of brutal, physical conflict, not strictly political intrigue (although they engaged in it as well), and demonstrated repeatedly their willingness to offer the supreme sacrifice.
The image of Caesar was derived from a graphic of a marble bust of him that I colorized with Photoshop then loaded into a program called Digital Faceworks which enabled me to apply an animation template to his features and generate various expressions.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~mharrsch/caesar   (1645 words)

  
 Mr. Dowling's Julius Caesar Page
Caesar feared that his opponents would destroy him, so he ignored the order and marched his army back to Rome.
Caesar knew that if he obeyed the senate and disbanded his army, his career would be over; but if he marched his troops across the river, the Senate would order Pompey and his army to retaliate.
Caesar’s calendar is closely related to the calendar we use today.
www.mrdowling.com /702-caesar.html   (501 words)

  
 Rome: Julius Caesar
Caesar then turned his forces towards Asia Minor in a conquest that was so swift that Caesar described it in three words: "Veni, vidi, vici" ("I came, I saw, I conquered").
   Caesar returned to Rome in 46 BC and had the Senate appoint him dictator for ten years; he was given imperium over the Roman Empire and was, for all practical purposes, above the law and the constitution.
Caesar's absolute power, imperium for life (which made him imperator, or Emperor, of Rome), looked suspiciously like a monarchy, which, for all practical purposes, it was.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/ROME/JULIUS.HTM   (576 words)

  
 The Assassination of Julius Caesar, 44 BC
Caesar defeated his remaining rivals in North Africa in 47 BC and returned to Rome with his authority firmly established.
Caesar was annoyed and abandoned divination till sunset, though the priests continued all the more with their efforts.
Those of the murderers present were delighted at all this, though Caesar's friends asked him to put off the meeting of the Senate for that day because of what the priests had said, and he agreed to do this.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /caesar2.htm   (1135 words)

  
 Caesar (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
This title was assumed by the Roman emperors after Julius Caesar.
In the New Testament this title is given to various emperors as sovereigns of Judaea without their accompanying distinctive proper names (John 19:15; Acts 17:7).
The Caesars referred to in the New Testament are Augustus (Luke 2:1), Tiberius (Luke 3:1; 20:22), Claudius (Acts 11:28), and Nero (Acts 25:8; Phil.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/caesar.html   (85 words)

  
 Caesar - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CAESAR [Caesar], ancient Roman patrician family of the Julian gens.
His successors as emperors took the name Caesar until Hadrian, who kept the title Augustus for the emperor and allowed the heir apparent to be called Caesar.
The Whore of Babylon and Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar.'
www.encylopedia.com /html/C/Caesar.asp   (372 words)

  
 caesar: Intro
The annual caesar symposium will be held from September 6—8, 2004, covering the field of biomedicine, which is of fundamental importance to the fight against disease and for the development of future markets.
caesar — center of advanced european studies and research — is an international research center located in Bonn.
The main goal of each project within caesar is to forge a synthesis between theoretical and experimental research as well as industrial applications.
www.caesar.de /english/index/caesarium.html   (229 words)

  
 caesar: Mission
Such a control of tissue removal could generally be a leap ahead in establishing the laser osteotomy in various surgical disciplines.
Ex-vivo laser bores in cochlea (caesar, ENT Clinic of Freiburg University).
caesar and MTU have signed a framework agreement, which guarantees caesar rights on the processing of the seals.
www.caesar.de /719.0.html   (839 words)

  
 CAESAR index
CAESAR (Connecting All European and South American Researchers) is a European Commission funded feasibility study to evaluate the possibility of a direct interconnection between the pan-European research network GÉANT and similar activities in Latin America.
CAESAR will organise a workshop bringing together the representatives of the Latin American and European research networks, the User Community, interested European national politicians and the European Commission to debate the project, its objectives and future plans.
DANTE, the Coordinating Partner of the CAESAR project, is a UK based not-for-profit organisation which was mandated by the European national research networks to organise, build and manage international networking services in their behalf.
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 Julius Caesar - Wikiquote
Caesar suffered his greatest military defeat at the hands of the Belgians, the humiliation reaching Rome, and infuriating the man who then set out on one of Rome's biggest campaigns to crush the Republic's most feared rebels once and for all.
The Rubicon river was the boundary of Gaul, the province Caesar had the authority to keep his army in.
In a request from Caesar to Pompey for a resolution to the impending civil war.
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 Amazon.com: Caesar: A Novel (Masters of Rome Series): Books: Colleen McCullough   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon and his victory at Pharsalus unfold as excitingly as if the history were not yet written.
Caesar shows the return of a writing technique McCullough hasn't shown since The Grass Crown: she includes the point of view of a foreign enemy.
Where Caesar and his supporters are portrayed in a in overtly positive ways, his detractors are seen as peevish, jealous, and frankly, rather dumb.
www.amazon.com /Caesar-A-Novel-Masters-Rome/dp/0380710854   (3579 words)

  
 Caesar (Part 1/Part 2)
While he did not hesitate to slaughter his foreign enemies, Caesar was well known as a champion of social reforms that benefited the "everyman" in Rome and for his magnanimous treatment of defeated political Roman opponents.
Caesar's conquest is swift, and Pompey escapes to Egypt where he is assassinated upon arrival.
Caesar returns to Rome in triumph and becomes Dictator for life, resulting in resentment among those who think he has abused his power and ultimately leading to his demise.
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 CAESAR: Civilian American and European Surface Anthropometry Resource Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The CAESAR Product Line (Civilian American and European Surface Anthropometry Resource) was designed to provide you with the most current measurements for today's body.
CAESAR began as a partnership between government and industry to collect the most extensive sampling of consumer body measurements for comparison.
The three scanned poses included in CAESAR gives you access to the first viable method for capturing 3-D data of subjects in realistic postures allowing you to extract an almost infinite number and variety of measurements long after the subject has moved.
www.sae.org /technicalcommittees/caesarhome.htm   (1312 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Caesar: Books: Christian Meier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome by Stephen Dando-Collins
It covers Caesar's life, military and political career, and puts it all into the context of the social/political crisis of the Republic.
Meier's interpretation of Caesar's thoughts, assumptions and motives gives this a daring depth that you just don't get in most history/academic books and while he never pretends it's more than his own subjective opinion, it still rings true.
www.amazon.co.uk /Caesar-Christian-Meier/dp/0006863493   (878 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Caesar: Books: Christian Meier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Caesar examines the riveting story of a complex man within the context of the crisis of the Roman republic.
Caesar, by Christian Meier is a no nonsense treatise on the life of Julius Caesar and the political maelstrom which surrounded it.
If you want to read strictly about Caesar, this is not the book for you; however, if you want to read about how Caesar manipulated his environment and in turn how it manipulated him, this is simply a must read.
www.amazon.com /Caesar-Christian-Meier/dp/046500895X   (1974 words)

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