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Published by University of Oklahoma Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civil war,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Rhetoric,
  • History: World,
  • Latin Literature,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Latin,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Military - General,
  • Rome,
  • Civil War, 49-45 B.C,
  • History,
  • Latin language,
  • Readers

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJames S. Ruebel (Editor), Julius Caesar (Editor), Marcus Tullius Cicero (Editor), Pompey (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7939683M
ISBN 10080612590X
ISBN 109780806125909

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Gaius Julius Caesar (/ ˈ s iː z ər / SEE-zər, Latin: [ˈɡaːɪ.ʊs ˈjuːlɪ.ʊs ˈkae̯sar]; 12 July BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman statesman and general who played a critical role in the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman was Cause of death: Assassination (stab wounds). Caesar and the Crisis of the Roman Aristocracy: A Civil War Reader (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture) University of Oklahoma Press James S. Ruebel, Julius Caesar, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Pompey. The dominant thesis seems to be quite missing: that Roman expansionism enriched a few "great men" such as Pompey and Caesar, upset the republican balance of power, and created a political crisis. After all, this is not an article about the fall of Rome, but a shift from a republican form of government to the rule of the emperors.   In his book on Pompey—translated alongside the books on Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, and Antony by Pamela Mensch in newly released The Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives—Plutarch put the matter more Author: Chadwick Jenkins.