Julius Caesar was a politician, general, and dictator. He once said, “It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.” He was an incredible speaker of the time and was very well liked by most citizens. He brought a lot of change to Rome and was a very strong leader.
In the early 60’s B.C he launched his own successful political and military career. He campaigned successfully for the consulship and struck a deal with two of Rome’s leading figures. All together they controlled rome until the 50 B.C, until Caesar and Pompey (one of Rome’s figure) after Crassus’s death, went to war against one another in 49 B.C. Caesar devoted his energies to the conquest of Gaul (France). After serving as consul in 59 B.C, Caesar became governor of Cisalpine and transalpine Gaul. In 58, Helvetti in Switzerland attempt to migrate into Gaul and Caesar thought they would be threat.
This paper will show you how Julius Caesar became the man he was and the pros and cons of his leadership. Before Caesar’s monarchy, he was a successful leader of armies. His victories in the Gallic wars only heightened his want for power. By 51 B.C. Julius’ ability to run a military was incomparable, which alone jeopardized Pompey’s leading. Thus, in 50 B.C. Pompey ordered Caesar to disband his army, step down from his military command, and return to Rome.
Julius Caesar is a leader of an army who after some time took over Rome and ruled for may years. Once Julius Caesar took over power, he transformed what became known, the Roman Empire, he did this by hugely expanding its geography and establishing its “Imperial System”. Julius Caesar had an army of 50,000 loyal men that fought for him. When Julius Caesar was told to give someone his power, he refused and headed to attack Italy, he was not allowed to leave the province, however he ignored this law and went on. After some years, Julius returned to Rome (45BC) as a dictator, however he has replaced disloyal senators with his own, loyal senators.
While expanding he showed his ruthlessness with his enemies. He waited til the water supply was low and ordered the rest of their hands to be chopped off. Caesar was named the father of his country. He transformed the empire and relieved many debts. He reformed the Roman calendar and reorganized how the government was constructed.
During the month of July in the year 100 B.C. in Rome, Italy, Gaius Julius Caesar was born. Caesar’s father was a praetor over the province of Spain and his mother, Aurelia, was from the plebeian side, but from a respected family. Although Caesar’s father
Julius Caesar was the Dictator of Rome in 42 BC who accomplished many things. Many people believed that he was a hero, but Julius Caesar was a very ambitious dictator and was more of a villain than a hero. Julius Caesar was a villain because he didn’t think first before doing something, he forced the Senate to name him dictator for life and he also was a glory hound and put his needs before the republic. To begin with, Julius Caesar was a was a glory hound and put his needs before the republic. Caesar used his power as dictator more towards his advantage instead of helping the people in Rome.
Julius Caesar left an everlasting impact on the world during his short time on earth. Julius Caesar started his reign in Spain when he became governor in 61 BCE, then only one year later he created the first triumvirate with his allies Crassus, and Pompey. As Julius Caesar continued his road to success, he became consul in 59 BCE. After becoming Consul for one year he spread his power to Gaul and became governor there in 58 BCE serving two four year terms. For the eight years Caesar expanded his power by winning every single battle he fought.
On his way back he was “captured and ransomed by Mediterranean pirates. After his release, Caesar fulfills his promise to crucify the pirates” (“Julius”). Caesar’s ability to gain justice for himself, in defeating the Cilician pirates, is the reason that he led a “successful attack against Mithradates of Pontus” without being told to do so (Knight). These new victories were just the start of his military operations. When he “gained his first elected office as military tribune” his ego and confidence became inflated and helped him in fighting against the Roman
Julius Caesar was born in Rome on July 12 or 13, 100 BC. Julius Caesar expanded the Roman Republic through battles across Europe before he became a dictator during the end of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was also one of the greatest military leaders in history. Through his military and political strategies, he was known to be the cause of the foundation for the Roman Empire. Through his battles, Caesar is known for his conquest of Gaul.
Caesar was able to rise up and be one of the best leaders \of Rome. Although Julius Caesar fought in many wars, he was a strong leader of the Romans who weakened the Roman Republic but strengthened the Roman Empire by his military achievements helping expand Rome and establishing one of the most sophisticated empires in the ancient world. Julius Caesar fought in many wars with many countries/cities. He not only fought
“Death is not the greatest loss in life.The greatest loss is what dies while still alive.” This quote by 2pac relates to the tragedy of Julius Caesar.Caesar had so much potential and did many things for Rome. Caesar was murdered for the sole fact that others were afraid of a tyrant running Rome. I think that Caesar did not deserve to be murdered for the fact that he had a different view than other people.
While the first societies were built by man, the rules of every society since have have dictated the actions and beliefs of each individual. In the Roman Society presented in William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar is on the verge of being crowned king, and some of his fellow Romans are none too pleased with this. Julius Caesar takes place in ancient Rome in 44 b.c. At this time, Rome was the center of a large empire, but their society had its fair share of problems. Their society gives much of the wealth and power to a select few people while many power-hungry men vie to be absolute leaders. One of these power-hungry men is Cassius. Cassius is motivated by greed and a pressure, placed upon him by a society that values power