By Miriam Griffin

A spouse to Julius Caesar contains 30 essays from best students reading the lifestyles and after lifetime of this nice polarizing figure.

  • Explores Caesar from quite a few views: army genius, ruthless tyrant, fabulous baby-kisser, top quality orator, refined guy of letters, and more
  • Utilizes Caesar’s personal extant writings
  • Examines the viewpoints of Caesar’s contemporaries and explores Caesar’s portrayals by means of artists and writers throughout the ages

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We have noted the moneyers of 129 and 103. There is also, for the first time, surviving monumental evidence for their claim. / Vedi[ov]ei aara leege Albana dicata (ILLRP 270). The attempt at archaizing spelling and the (inconsistent) doubling of vowels to denote length give us an approximate date: the orthographic fancies introduced by the poet and grammarian L. 2 The work and the form of its dedication must be due to the Caesares (see above). We do not know of any connection of the Iulii with Vediovis (they do not appear in conjunction anywhere else).

Caesar, aedile in the year of Crassus’ censorship, allegedly attempted to persuade some tribunes to have him appointed as military commander to seize control of Egypt (Suet. Iul. 11). No source connects the two endeavors, and the likelihood that Caesar could expect such a potent and prestigious post as a mere aedile is remote in the extreme. But retrospective rumors continued to fly. One of them claimed that Crassus and Caesar backed the campaign of Catiline and his fellow candidate Antonius for the consulship of 63 in order to prevent the election of Cicero, a report based on later and dubious testimony (Asc.

Minucius Thermus, probably a nephew of Caesar’s old proconsul, evacuated Iguvium, which he was supposed to defend, without resistance at the approach of Caesar’s forces (Caes. 12; Caesar gives him little credit for it). With the fall of Mytilene that campaign was concluded, and Caesar, not wanting to return to Rome while Sulla was alive even though no longer in power, took service under P. Servilius Vatia in Cilicia. When he heard of Sulla’s death in 78, he hurriedly left for Rome. There he found M.

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