Julius Caesar is possibly the most well-known Romans today. While he was not the first dictator of Rome, his consolidation of power marked the end of the Roman Republic and set the foundation of the Roman Empire. This foundation would later be utilized by Julius Caesar’s heir and adopted son, Octavian, to become the first Emperor of Rome. Many of Julius Caesar’s traits made him dangerous to his political opponents. Of these traits, his ambition, his commitment, and his fearlessness were crucial forces that allowed Caesar to amass more political power than any other Roman had before.
Julius Caesar was viewed in a few ways, a great reformer and an ambitious dictator. In one way, he was admired by his people and in the other, he wasn’t liked by his citizens. So, way he a good leader or an ambitious dictator. First, Julius Caesar was a very good leader.
His speech was powerful, but not powerful enough. Not soon after, Mark Antony as made a great speech. He uses his words to completely change the crowd and they begin to follow him instead of Brutus. One debater, from Debate.org, argued that words depend on weapons for anything to be done. To an extent, this may be true but it is words that control the weapons.
In all contests, people who can play well with severe disadvantages will often claim victory with equally large advantages. Had Robert E. Lee led the Union's army in the Civil War, he would have easily claimed victory, as he was an incredible general and the Union had many advantages over the Confederacy. Robert E. Lee was an elite general who prolonged a war in which many expected his army to fall very quickly. He had many major victories, and one the first and most important was in Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy. Lee started the battle there by scaring the Union General, George McClellan.
During the Roman Empire, Dictator Julius Caesar had such a great impact in the world. Just to name a few, Britain, France and Germany became Roman states because he had a large influence on them. One of his most popular saying is “I came, I saw, I conquered”. Caesar's quote means that he knows he is powerful, he wants to rule the world and have every country to become a roman state. Many people from the Senate become scared of Caesar because they see that he is almost unstoppable.
Hannibal requested more soldiers, as he was moving towards the North, but Carthage refused. The Romans later realized that it was going to be difficult to beat Hannibal, so they decided to cut off supplies to make life harder for Hannibal before he attacks. It was a very smart idea and it resulted Hannibal to rush back to his homeland to protect it from the Romans at the Battle of Zama on October 19th, 202 BC. Once again, Rome gains victory in the war and now controls much of the Western Mediterranean, which means that Carthage lost much of its
I think Rome lasted as long as it did because, they had a complex Society they were able to conquer neighboring empires and give them a chance to govern them self as long as they paid taxes, give troops to Rome in the hope of becoming Romans. Roman way of building roads ,water systems was another key to success the army or officials could reach anywhere in Rome in days. Rome army was one that could fight for years on end and could fight individually using legions to conquered no matter how many romans you killed in battle they would just raise another army an learn from mistakes and example of this is Hannibal he was able to beat the armies of Rome but could not beat Rome itself they would just raise another army and keep fight. The Roman Empire eventually sent anther legion to his home which is where he lost no army could out last and supply as many troops relentlessly and Rome did.
Caligula wanted to control the Roman Empire and Attila wanted to take out the Roman Empire. However both men had very powerful reigns, and died in power. The public response to Caligula in the beginning of his reign was enthusiasm and excitement. They were happy to see Tiberius gone. The public response to Attila the Hun taking control was no surprise, as he was next in line with his brother, whom he killed to be the sole ruler.
Marc Antony’s power has always been a part of him. However, after Caesar’s death, his power only intensified as his passion for vengeance grew. An example of Antony using his power with words to his advantage was when he beseeched the conspirators to believe that he would remain loyal to them and their cause. Antony says:
Julius Caesar, a dictator or reformer, a hero or a villain. There were many different perspectives on what type of leader Julius Caesar was if he was a threat or one of the best things to happen for Rome. I believe that Julius Caesar was a hero for Roman Empire. First and foremost, Julius Caesar was a hero because of his tremendous work for the Roman military. Julius Caesar brought peace and stability to Rome by reforming the Roman Empire.
Julius Caesar is a confident general who has won the favor of the people of Rome and is on the cusp of becoming the Supreme leader of Rome however he is cut down by his enemies and allies alike. Caesar is warned again, again and again that something bad is going to happen however Caesar’s inability to accept his vulnerability, his need to hide weakness and refusal to swallow his pride and open his eyes causes his death in the end. Caesar is a confident character, he acts like he is always on top of every situation and a lot of the time he is however he tends to ignore warnings because the possibility of someone close to him turning against him is so out of his mind he refuses to take hints. His first warning was a soothsayer telling him to