Roman Empire And Julius Caesar Comparison

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Essay Prompts
Compare and contrast TWO of the following leaders (one from each category):
Category One - Hatshepsut, Alexander the Great, Shi Huangdi, Julius Caesar, Ashoka
Category Two - Thutmose III, Xerxes the Great, Wudi, Augustus Caesar, Marcus Aurelius

Thesis Statement: Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar were important leaders of the Roman Empire; they were both very powerful military leaders, although they approached their rule very differently and were seen by society and the Senate differently.

Military power:
“Leaders” of triumvirs
Then later sole leadership Well liked / popular among the people
Strong militaries

Rule: Julius was more violent than Augustus
Julius – got in trouble with the Senate for his actions
Violent response

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