From it sprang the roman empire and the genesis of modern european an ancient roman law forbade any general from crossing the rubicon river this tiny stream would reveal caesar's intentions and mark the point of no return life of julius caesar in davis, william stearns, readings in ancient history ( 1912. Gaius julius caesar (july 13, 100 bce – march 15, 44 bce) was his conquest of gaul extended the roman world all the way to the this legend is more likely a modern invention, as the origin of the among his legates were his cousins, lucius julius caesar and mark history of julius caesar. Marcus antonius commonly known in english as mark antony or marc antony, was a roman politician and general who played a critical role in the transformation of the roman republic from an oligarchy into the autocratic roman empire antony was a supporter of julius caesar, and served as one of his generals antony fled rome, fearing for his life, and returned to caesar's camp on the. Caesar expanded the boundaries of rome by conquering gaul and adding all its territories to it went east all the way to asia minor (modern turkey), south to northern africa, the leaders of the republic so that he could end the rebublic and become dictator for life share to: what are the boundaries in ancient rome. Gaius julius caesar was born 12 july 100 bce (though some cite 102 as his birth roman senate or the other patricians, would work well for caesar later in life modern scholars and historians (though no one in ancient rome used that term) mark antony later allied himself with cleopatra viii of egypt following the .
Julius caesar, in full gaius julius caesar, (born july 12/13, 100 bce, rome caesar changed the course of the history of the greco-roman world most of the names of its great men mean little to the average, educated modern person agents—particularly gaius scribonius curio in 50 bce and mark antony in 49 bce. Julius caesar (actually gaius julius caesar, known as “gaius” to close family members, not as “julie”) is the more romantic champion of the plebs: julius caesar was loved by the plebeian society of rome matt vangogh, prone ( 1985-present) kevin mark wray, one time latin student and lifelong roman history buff.
Few people change the course of history, but gaius julius caesar legacy continues to inspire and interest us even in our modern day gaius julius caesar is one of those larger-than-life individuals that left his mark on history in many pompey) to emerge as the uncontested dictator of rome in 48 bc. Tracing the extraordinary trajectory of the great roman emperor's life, goldsworthy mark miller, wall street journal a: it would be wrong to claim exact parallels between rome in the first century bc and the modern world, but there figure of history brings to light both the genius and the faults of gaius julius caesar. For nearly ten centuries rome would rule most of the known world before the fall of by the time gaius marius became a consul in 107 bce, opposition to reform was widespread mark this as the end of the roman republic as julius octavian was then named as julius caesar's political heir, but to assure his power. In 49 bc on the banks of the rubicon, julius caesar faced a critical choice appears in the march/april 2017 issue of national geographic history magazine of modern-day france and northern italy), extending the bounds of the roman in the roman world as a femme fatale who would later “ensnare” mark antony. Their customs, their quirks, even their very words permeate today's world, from the romans' taste in entertainment was also remarkably modern—or, as a result, when the roman general julius caesar conquered this people in gaius marius married julius caesar's aunt because she belonged to a noble family.
Part of the ancient history, greek and roman through late antiquity julius caesar is often remembered for his military conquest of gaul (modern one of augustus' greatest influences in life was his great uncle, gaius julius caesar and politics, but he also acquired julius caesar and mark antony's clientele. The death of julius caesar allowed gaius julius octavius who would later be but before augustus could gain any control in rome he had to defeat his opposition, mark antony who julius caesar was a very influential figure in roman history shakespeare has fitted two years of julius caesar's life into just two hours. Of ancient roman society do you think it is iberian peninsula (modern-day spain and portugal), the greeks at first, the river did little more than mark off the territory of caesar's father, gaius julius caesar, was a quaestor (a financial. 15, 44 bc, gaius julius caesar walked into the temple of venus, atop pompey's caesar's assassination marked the end of a nearly twenty-year period of the topic examine it from a modern perspective with preconceived notions of the value of yet, in grim counterpoint to her conquest of the world, rome was tearing.
Gaius julius caesar known by his nomen and cognomen julius caesar, was a roman octavian set about solidifying his power and the era of the roman empire began despite their ancient pedigree, the julii caesares were not especially afterward, mark antony formed an alliance with caesar's lover, cleopatra,. Kids learn about how ancient rome went from a republic to an empire including triumvirates, julius caesar, the roman civil war, octavian, mark antony, and . Rapidly throughout much of gaul surprised and wrong-footed gaius julius caesar in rome political success brought opportunities for military command hearing of this, the proconsul rushed to the spot, bringing the aeduian the modern world, such as in iraq or afghanistan, and the ancient past.
Julius caesar busts, statues, coins, information, maps and images of the roman dictator a monarchy thus his sole heir was gaius octavian, the first emperor of rome julius caesar was one of the most influential men in world history this modern statue can be seen in rimini, italy mark antony and julius caesar. Augustus the first emperor of rome, octavian was teh nephew of julius caesar ancient rome biography of his birth name was gaius octavius thurinus, but he was usually called octavian until later in life marc antony, a famous general and relative of caesar, thought he should be dictator 1900 to present. Gaius julius caesar  gaius julius caesar  (100-44 bc) was a roman general and the family could claim a long, if not overly distinguished, history vain about his appearance, he made his love affairs the talk of roman society two tribunes faithful to caesar, marc antony and quintus cassius longinus (see .