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  • Caesar's Relationship With Pompey
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    Gaius Julius Caesar was born on July 13,100 BC. Although patrician descent, Caesar's family had not achieved real prominence. His father, also named Gaius Julius Caesar, was the brother-in-law of Gaius Marius and married Aurelia, who was connected with the prominent Aurelio family; he died about 85 BC, however, before reaching the consulship. In 84, Caesar married Cornelia, daughter of Marius's old partner Lucius Cornelius C inna. When Lucius Cornelius Sulla ordered him to divorce her, he refuse...
  • 82 Bc Caesar
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    Many people associate the 'Ides of March' with the play 'Julius Caesar. ' ; That particular day, March 15th in 44 BC, Rome lost not only a future king, but also a strong political and military leader. Julius Caesar's life, his accomplishments, and his unfortunate assassination have etched out a place in textbooks worldwide. Caesar's childhood was filled with many changes in the Roman Empire. Gaius Julius Caesar was born in Rome, Italy on July 12th or 13th in the year 100 BC. When he was young, C...
  • Caesar's Return To Civil Life In Rome
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    Julius Caesar, Life of Julius Caesar was a strong leader for the Romans who changed the course of the history of the Greco - Roman world decisively and irreversibly. With his courage and strength he created a strong empire. What happened during his early political career How did he become such astrong dictator of the Roman Empire What events led up to the making of the first triumvirate How did he rise over the other two in the triumvirate and why did he choose to take over What happened duringh...
  • Pompey And Caesar
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    Julius Caesar: Background Knowledge Is Needed To Understand Play Having a good background and knowledge of the history of Rome is very helpful to understand Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar. The setting of this play took place hundreds of years ago, so if one knows a little bit of Roman history, it would help very much in understanding what is going on in the play. It is important to know about the connection, or relationship that there once was between Caesar and Pompey. When Crassus died, Pom...
  • Convinced Crassus And Pompey
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    Sean BricelandPompey the GreatGnaeus Pompeius, better known as Pompey, was born on September 29,106 BC. He was four years older than Julius Caesar. Pompey's father was a rich Roman noble, who was elected to the consul in 89 BC. Pompey distinguished himself as a great leader early in his life. In the civil war between Gaius Marius and Lucius Sulla, Pompey sided with Sulla. Sulla, with the help of Pompey, made some vary impressive defeats in Africa and Sicily. In 79 BC Sulla resigned and died the ...
  • Beginnings Of A Murderous Hatred For Caesar
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    When the play first begin Julius Caesar, the man himself is entering Rome, returning from battle. He has defeated Pompey, and the crowd is happy. However, not all citizens are happy. Already there is conspiracy being planned. Marullus and Flavius make fun of the commoners, because did they not cheer for Pompey the same way that they cheer Caesar. Marullus angrily yells: "O you hard hearts, you cruel men of Rome, Knew you not Pompey Many a time and oft Have you climb'd up to walls and battlements...
  • Early In 49 Bc Caesar
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    Julius Cease was the roman general and statesman, who laid the foundations of the Roman imperial system. Born in Rome on July 12 or 13,100 BC, Caesar belonged to the prestigious Julian clan; yet from early childhood he knew controversy. His uncle by marriage was Gaius Marius, leader of the popular es. This party supported agrarian reform and was opposed by the reactionary optima tes, a senatorial faction. Marius was seven times consul, and the last year he held office, just before his death in 8...
  • Pompey And Crassus
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    Pompey The Great Pompey was a Roman general and political leader. He was a member of the first Triumvirate with Julius Caesar and Marcus Crassus, but later became Caesar's enemy. Pompey was born September 30,106 B.C. His first important military experiences were in the Social war during which his father Pompei us Strabo, taught Pompey his military skills. Pompey distinguished himself in the civil war between Lucien Sulla and Gaius Marius. Pompey raised his own army inPicenum. He did such a good ...
  • Triumvir's Rome
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    Kristen Miller Ms. Kelly World History-Section 84 January 1998 The First Triumvirate and The Second Triumvirate The First Triumvirate and The Second Triumvirate were two very different systems of leadership considering the people that were involved. The people that were each had their own way of ruling, which caused complications and which also caused triumph in certain cases. The First Triumvirate did not accomplish as much as the Second Triumvirate due to difficulties among each other. Julius ...
  • Great Ruler Julius Caesar
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    Caesar has Ceased Yesterday a tragedy occurred. The great ruler Julius Caesar is dead. It was said that the Senate, led by Brutus and Cassius stabbed Caesar to death upon his entrance into the Senate. They acted upon this according to the Roman Law which says "Anyone who plotted to become king could be killed without trial". The Senate claimed that this was their reason for their actions. Caesar was born into an aristocratic family in 100. Later on in his life, he became allies with Pompey (a ge...
  • 48 B.C. Caesar
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    Introduction: Julius Caesar is one of the most famous people in world history. He was a very interesting man. It was Caesar who changed the way that the Roman government worked. He was also a great warrior and claimed a great deal of land for the Roman Empire. Caesars Early Years Julius Caesar was born on July 12th or 13th in 100 B.C. His father died when he was 16 years old. Soon after this he was married. In 84 B.C. he married Cornelia, the daughter of Lucius Cornelius C inna. In 82 B.C., afte...
  • Caesar's Army And The Senate
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    Moral Courage showed by Julius Caesar INTRODUCTION Gaius Julius Caesar had moral courage. He was born in a time when the Roman Republic was being shaken by a series of problems. (5 pg. 1) He managed to overcome these problems and became the great leader that everyone has heard of today. His leadership came from the way he was brought up and what he did with his life. Caesar showed much courage in his time as a child and as an adult. Many of his actions were done so that he would succeed in his b...
  • 82 B.C. Caesar
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    Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was born in 100 B.C. When he was a young man he was captured by Pirates of the eastern Mediterranean sea. He was held for a ransom of 50 talents for his life. He told the pirates that someday he would hang them. However, he never got to hang them because they were captured a couple week later and put to death. In 82 B.C. Caesar had refused to obey Sulla and he left Rome in 81 B.C. When Sulla died in 78 B.C., Caesar returned. He helped Pompey increase his power. Before...
  • 2 Left Crassus And Pompey In Rome
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    Marcus Licinius Crassus Marcus Crassus was born around 115 B.C., though this date is not certain. He was the son of Publius Crassus who had served as consul and held various other offices. When Marius the Younger captured the city in 87 B.C., Crassus fled from Rome to Spain where his father had been governor. Crassus' father and brother became victims of Marius' proscription list during this time. Crassus was a successful officer during the Civil War from 83-82 B.C. He managed to win a key battl...
  • Julius Caesar And Pompey
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    For thousands of years people have been fascinated with Ancient Egypt, whether it is gods, mummies or the Pharaohs of Egypt. One in particular is Cleopatra VII. Cleopatra lived from 69 b. c-30 b. c, and was the last Queen of Egypt. In her life she had two major relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, both of which were rulers of Rome. During her short life Cleopatra had four children, one with Caesar and three with Antony. Both of the relationships ended with the male dying. After Anto...
  • 86 B.C. Caesar
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    Julius Caesar was born in Rome on July 12 or 13, in the year 100 B.C... His Father Gaius Ceasar, died when Caesar was 16 year old, and it was his mother Aurelia, who proved to be quite influential in his life. Caesar's family was part of Rome's original aristocracy, called patricians, although they were not rich or particularly influential. At the time of Caesar's birth, the number of patricians was small, and their status no longer provided political advantage. To obtain distinction for himself...
  • Caesar From Rome
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    Gaius Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar was an incredibly motivated man that thrived on power no matter how strong the opposition. He was a powerful leader and general in the Roman army. He was power hungry and rose up the ranks until he was king of all of Rome. According to legend Rome was founded in 753 B.C. by two brothers, Romulus and Remus. After many years and the death of one bother the Tarquin kings came to power. The first Tarquin king was a Greek noble who emigrated to Rome with his Et...
  • Ending With Caesar Victorious And Pompey
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    Julius Caesar Probably one of the most influential figures in Roman history, Caesar was also probably one of their better generals. He was especially well known for how much his troops liked him, mostly because he gave them larger shares of whatever they plundered. As a result, he could get his army to stick with him, no matter what the situation, even if what they were doing was against Roman law, like when he ordered his troops to cross the Rubicon, the point which no general was allowed to ta...
  • Army In Spain And Caesar
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    Gaius Julius Caesar was a powerful military leader who changed the course of the Greco-Roman civilization decisively and irreversibly. Julius belonged to Rome's original Aristocracy, the patricians, or landholding upper class, and his lineage can be traced back to the goddess Venus. While growing up Caesar dreamed of being like Alexander the Great who had already conquered what at Caesar's time was known as the world. Also, Caesar admired and studied the two most successful Roman's of his day, P...
  • Caesar Left Rome
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    Julius Caesar's triumph in a civil war in the 40's BC made him the absolute ruler of Rome, but political jealousies among his opponents led to his assassination. Julius Caesar rose to power in Rome through his social status, financial support, military leadership, and political reputation. Caesar belonged to an old patrician family, the Julian clan. His aunt, Julia, married Gaius Marius, a supporter of the common people and an earlier Roman military leader. Caesar soon decided that he wanted to ...

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