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  ::Julius Caesar::
Julius Caesar, one of Ancient Rome's most famous individuals, was born in 100 BC - or near to that year.
Julius Caesar joined the Roman Army in 81 BC and was the first Roman army commander to invade England which he did in 55 BC and again in 54 BC.
Caesar was born into a wealthy family and he was a well educated child who was good at sport.
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 BBC - History - Julius Caesar (100BC - 44BC)
Caesar was a politician and general of the late Roman republic, who greatly extended the Roman empire before seizing power and making himself dictator of Rome, paving the way for the imperial system.
Julius Caesar was born in Rome on 12 or 13 July 100 BC into the prestigious Julian clan.
Caesar then returned to Italy, disregarding the authority of the senate and famously crossing the Rubicon river without disbanding his army.
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 Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar was a Roman general and statesman whose dictatorship was pivotal in Rome's transition from republic to empire.
Caesar married Ponpeia after Cornelia's death and was appointed aedile in 65 BC As aedile, Caesar returned to Marius' trophies to their former place of honor in the Capitol, thus laying claim to leadership of the populares.
Caesar was a strong military leader that had showed strength and courage to take over the town and he was able to form a civilization that was strong militarily and politically.
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 Julius Caesar - Crystalinks
Caesar's gens, the Julii, were patricians; i.e., members of Rome's original aristocracy, which had coalesced in the 4th century BC with a number of leading plebeian (commoner) families to form the nobility that had been the governing class in Rome since then.
Caesar then defeated an attack on the Roman army on the march and was thus able to besiege Vercingetorix in Alesia, to the northwest of Dijon.
Caesar's success in building up his political power had made the champions of the old regime so implacably hostile to him that he was now faced with a choice between putting himself at his enemies' mercy or seizing the monopoly of power at which he was accused of aiming.
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  History of the Hellenistic and Roman World
Julius Caesar : Insurrection (49 - 48 BCE)
Julius Caesar : Dictator (47 - 44 BCE)
Julius Caesar : Reforms (47 - 44 BCE)
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 Bios: User Submitted: Julius Caesar: Page 1
Julius Caesar was born on the 13th day of the month Quintilis (now July) in the year of 100 B.C. His full name was Gaius Julius Caesar, the same as his father's.
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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 Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar may seem a little slow and not as interesting as Romeo and Juliet, since it is not about teenagers or love.
Caesar is offered the crown three times (he is dictator for life not king), refusing it to the applause of the people.
Julius Caesar was a politician who was becoming too powerful, yet he was not a tyrant.
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 Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar was a Roman senator and general.
To show that he was a good man Julius Caesar forgave his rivals and in 45BC was elected consul of the Roman Empire, the most important job in the empire.
Julius Caesar might not have a crown but to them he was as much a Tyrant as the Kings had been.
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 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.
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 Searching For Julius Caesar
Caesar sailed for Britain with the legions, but was met by the massed forces of the Britons gathered on the hills and cliffs overlooking the shore.
However when Caesar's exposed ships were damaged in a storm, the Britons took the opportunity to renew hostilities, ambushing one of the legions as it foraged near the Roman camp, making use of a form of cavalry attack that was novel to the Romans.
Caesar made an immediate night march inland, driving the Britons back, but when his ships were once again damaged in a storm he was forced to retreat and regroup.
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 Julius Caesar | First Man of Rome
Gaius Julius Caesar was born on July 13, 100 BC to a patrician family who claimed descendance from the kings of Alba Longa (the original home of many of Rome's oldest patrician families) and through them to Aeneas of Troy and his mother, the goddess Venus.
Caesar faced two alternatives: he could lay down his imperium and face arrest, conviction and banishment from Rome, or he could drop his demand to be allowed stand for election in absentia, forfeiting his candidacy for consul.
Caesar's legions defeated a large republican army at Pharsalus (in Greece) in 48 BC, republican forces in northern Africa in 46 BC, and his final opposition in Hispania (Spain) in 45 BC.
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 Main Page - Julius Software Framework
Julius is a general software framework for medical data processing and visualization.
A user guide describing the control of the MV1 application, a developer guide explaining the main concepts of Julius and source tutorials showing examples how to write your own plugins can be found in the download area of MV1.
However, Julius is wide spreaded within the academic community to be used within a variety of research applications and is licenced to industrial contractors to be used in medical products.
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 Romans in Britain - Biography of Julius Caesar
Gaius Julius Caesar was born in 100BC to a family that was not part of the upper levels of society.
Caesar began his career with a variety of minor postings in the Roman administration, where he gradually endeared himself to those around him with his intellect, charm and communication skills.
This caused a strain in the relationship between Caesar and Pompey, which was made worse by the slaying of Crassus by the Parthians, who were sworn enemies of Rome.
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 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.
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 Julius Caesar
While in the region, the 52 year-old Caesar met and was captivated by the 21 year-old Cleopatra.
Caesar intervened in her behalf, fighting the Alexandrian War of 47 BC during which Ptolemy XIII perished and Cleopatra's throne was secured.
Caesar was in the process of greatly enlarging Senatorial membership, treatening to unsettle the social order that had served the largely elitist conspirators.
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 White Cliffs Country - Heritage - The Landing of Julius Caesar
In the First Century BC Julius Caesar was seeking new lands for the Roman Empire which had world-wide rule as it ultimate aim.
It was about 9am on 26th August 55 BC when Julius Caesar arrived off Dover where the cliffs were lined with a vast number of fully armed natives.
With the turn of the tide Caesar ordered his men to row to that part of the coast which he knew from his experience of the previous summer to be the ideal landing place.
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 Julius Caesar the play by William Shakespeare
Julius Caesar is a highly successful but ambitious political leader of Rome and his goal is to become an unassailable dictator.
Caesar is warned that he must "beware the Ides of March".
The quotes from Julius Caesar are amongst Shakespeare's most famous including 'Beware the Ides of March' and 'Friends, Romans, countrymen'.
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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.
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 BBC - Drama - 60 Second Shakespeare - Shakespeare's plays, themes and characters - Julius Caesar
Brutus, the honourable but misguided assassin of Julius Caesar has committed suicide after being beaten in battle by Mark Antony, who has today taken control of the Empire.
The biggest tragedy is that this could all have been avoided if Julius Caesar had only heeded some of the many dire omens and warnings he had received in the days leading up to the assassination.
Julius Caesar's sensible and loving wife, Calpurnia warned her husband not to leave the house during the Ides of March after having a prophetic dream.
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 Shakespeare's Julius Caesar essay, summary, quotes and character analysis.
Shakespeare's Julius Caesar essay, summary, quotes and character analysis.
Characters Analysis: Critical essay by influential Shakespeare scholar and commentator William Hazlitt, discussing all you need to know on the characters of Julius Caesar.
Julius Caesar Essay: Samuel Taylor Coleridge's famous essay on Julius Caesar based on his legendary and influential lectures and notes on Shakespeare.
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  CAESAR (100 - 44 v.Chr.)
Der junge Caesar, lässig gegürtet, ein Schrecken der Seeräuber.
Caesars langsamer Aufstieg in der römischen Hierarchie und die Verschwörung des Catilina.
Der Alexandrinische Krieg und Caesars Begegnung mit Kleopatra.
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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.
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  Julius Caesar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caesar was born in Rome into a patrician family (gens Julia), which supposedly traced its ancestry to Iulus, the son of the Trojan prince Aeneas (who according to myth was the son of 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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 Julius Caesar (play) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare probably written in 1599.
A soothsayer warns Caesar to "beware the Ides of March", which he ignores, culminating in his assassination at the Capitol by the conspirators on that very day.
Caesar arrived for the Lupercal in a chariot drawn by four white horses.
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Caesar was sent on a diplomatic mission to king Nicomedes of Bithynia and seems to have had a love affair with this ruler; during the conquest of the island Lesbos, Caesar gained a prize for bravery (corona civica); later, he was captured by pirates, and payed the usual ransom, 25 talents (500 kg) of silver.
Caesar ordered ships to be built, and spent some time in Italy, where he met Pompey and Crassus in Lucca: the triumvirs decided to continue their conspiracy against the Roman Republic and agreed that Caesar's generalship in Gaul would be prolonged until 50, December 31.
Caesar heard the news in Ravenna, and knew that he had to make a choice between prosecution and rebellion: preferring the dignity of war over the humiliation of a process, Caesar chose to rebel, quoting his favourite poet Menander, "the die is cast".
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 SPECTRUM Biographies - Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar was born in Rome on July 12 or 13, in the year 100 B.C..
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 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.
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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.
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 Royalty.nu - The Roman Empire - The Personal Life of Julius Caesar
Caesar's third wife was named Calpurnia; it seems to have been another politically motivated marriage, and at one point he planned to divorce her so he could marry Pompey's daughter.
Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome by Stephen Dando-Collins.
Julius Caesar and the Roman Republic by Miriam Greenblatt.
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