Following Hamilcar's death in 229 BCE, a relative by the name Hasdrubal took over. As a leader, he did two important things. Firstly, he improved and expanded the Carthaginian army by 10,000 infantry and 100 war elephants. Secondly, he signed a treaty with Rome that defined Roman and Carthage borders. During this time, Hannibal was the chief of the military in Spain and invaded and conquered a city named Saguntum, a Roman ally.
Ancient Rome had an exceptionally prosperous history which saw the rise and fall of many famous people who are talked about to this day. From mad Emperors, to the fearless gladiators, to the biggest names in ancient philosophy – ancient Rome gave us some names that have always been worth mentioning. Some of this great and powerful people that influenced Roman history forever are Julius Caesar, Spartacus, and Pompey. Julius Caesar was born in July 100 BC in Rome, Italy. He was brought up in a aristocratic family that was more or less middle class by roman standards.
Julius Caesar had numerous military conquests and political successes resulting in him being remembered throughout history. He expanded the Roman Empire, solved several of the social and economic problems in Rome, and also had great plans for improving the city. Unfortunately, he was unable to fulfill his plans as his untimely death came before he could set in order all his projects for Rome. Julius Caesar greatly impacted the world during his time and has even affected the world to this day. During the month of July in the year 100 B.C.
He became awesome military leader as well as a, awesome political leader. During Caesar military journey he had to face many difficult times. He fought in several wars and became involved in the Roman politic. Some wars that he was involved in were as follows: Galic War, Battle of Alesia, The Civil War and he Egyptian Pharaoh. In which he was victorious in them all.
One of the most famous of these individuals was the general Julius Caesar. Born of a powerful noble family, the young general was the first to change the shift of the conquered lands for Rome. Caesar shifted northward, away from the mediterranean towards Gaul (modern day France) and brought victory to Rome. Caesar, still suffering a high from victory, decided to create his own triumph and paraded his troops into Italy to be welcomed as a hero by the masses. These actions by the general completely disregarding the law, created by the republic, that stated that generals would not lead troops within Italy proper.
Yitzhak Rabin and Julius Caesar were power and very influential men on their set country. Even though Caesar and Rabin lived in 2 different life times, and lead much different early lives, they themselves both brought extreme prosperity to their countries in much the same way. Caesar grew up in a less then rich family growing up to marry a woman who's father was the political opponent to the current dictator forcing Caesar to escape the country through military means. In Rabin's early life he joined and underground commando unit during WW II fighting in the Arab-Israeli War that took place between 1948 and 1949. Both Caesar and Rabin rapidly climbed through their military ladders gaining popularity and perceived greatness.
Julius Caesar started life in a family who already had a fair political standing. He quickly climbed the Roman political system, while gaining the people 's approval. Before Caesar was at his peak, he was taken hostage by Cilician Pirates. Caesar had many opportunities in life, but he decided to take them. Caesar was born on the 12 or 13 of July, 100 B.C.. His Parents, Gaius and Aurelia Caesar, were already a politically important family, because they belonged to the Marian faction.
Tiberius or Tiberius Claudius Nero was born on November 16, 42 B.C.E. and died on March 16, 37 A.D, he was the son of Livia, wife of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Although Tiberius was adopted by Augustus, if there was any other alternative to the throne Tiberius would have been overlooked. After Tiberius became emperor himself, he established the concept of a ruler as god and improved the Roman economy, though his erratic behavior made him unpopular with citizens and the senate. Tiberius was a very capable military leader and a sensible civic leader who tried to restrain the budget, but he was severe and unpopular.
Rome went on to conquer and settle Gaul, the Celts and traveled as far as the British Isles. Polybius states that many had mixed ideas of Rome, “[…] thus securing the supremacy for their own country---were the actions of sensible and far-sighted men. Others contradicted this, and asserted that the Romans had no such policy in view when they obtained their supremacy; and that they had gradually and insensibly become perverted to the same ambition for power, which had once characterized the Athenians and Lacedaemonians; and though they had advanced more slowly than these last, that they would from all appearances yet arrive at the same consummation.” Rome left an indelible mark upon the world that is still felt and heard today. Rome after the Punic Wars was very different than the Rome before the long
In search for military glory, Claudius personally led his army through Gaul and across the Channel into Britain where, with little opposition, he reduced much of the island into submission. Claudius died on October 13th 54 after being poisoned, probably on the orders of Agrippina who was afraid Claudius would appoint Britannicus. Claudius undertook the conquest of Britain. He visited the island for 16 days, to preside over the capture of Colchester, the capital of the new province, and then returned to Rome. As well as Britain, Claudius added North Africa, Balkans, part of Turkey to the Roman Empire.