An aedile had responsibilities for the maintenance of temples and other public buildings. This was a lucrative position, because it offered him the chance to plunder the local inhabitants at will.
Caesar sent a message to the Senate that he would accept an agreement that he and Pompey relinquish their commands at the same time.
His physical energy was of the same order. That indeed had happened.
A praetor could be either a commander of an army or a jurist. He used part of his growing wealth from Gallic loot to hire political agents in Rome.
This was deemed groundless. He had promoted a program for the cancellation of debt to attract plebian support. He ran against two powerful senators.
The victorius Sulla was given the office of dictator. By this time, however, the three parties that counted politically were all entrapped. About the same time, he began issuing coins with his portrait on them, something never before practiced in Rome up to that time.
Caesar used the problems and hardships of the period to create his own supreme political and military power.
To his surprise and chagrin, Caesar had named his grandnephew Gaius Octavius his sole heir hence the name Octavianbequeathing him the immensely potent Caesar name and making him one of the wealthiest citizens in the Republic. Probably Caesar looked upon these as trivial recreations.
Caesar then ordered the his soldiers to cut off the hands of the rebels. It is improbable that Caesar deliberately sought monarchical power until after he had crossed the Rubicon in 49 bce, though sufficient power to impose his will, as he was determined to do, proved to mean monarchical power.
He lacked means since his inheritance was confiscated, but he acquired a modest house in Suburaa lower-class neighbourhood of Rome. Although his own rule was unremarkable, his victory in the civil war replaced a republic, ruled by the consuls and the Senate, with an empire, reigned over by emperors and their hereditary successors.
On the way the Rhodes Caesar was captured by pirates and held for ransom.Rome Under Julius Caesar's Rule Before Julius Caesar took power, the old monarchs of Rome deteriorated and a new government was formed. The new government split the Romans into two groups, the Patricians and the Plebeians.
Roman Emperor Julius Caesar is regarded as one of the most powerful and successful leaders in the history of the world. His life and his violent death have been widely celebrated in literature and film.
The Life of Julius Caesar JulyBCE: Gaius Julius Caesar was born into patrician family that had allied itself politically with the plebian politicians. Julius was not his first name; it was the name of family, Caesar being the name of his clan.
Gaius Julius Caesar was born 12 July BCE (though some cite as his birth year). His father, also Gaius Julius Caesar, was a Praetor who governed. Watch video · Julius Caesar (c. July 12 or 13, BC to March 15, 44 BC) was a politically adept and popular leader of the Roman Republic who significantly transformed what became known as the Roman Empire by.
Julius Caesar: Julius Caesar, In the last year of his life, Caesar developed personal control of the coinage to a point at which it lay ready to hand for Augustus to use later as a fully imperial instrument. Caesar, Julius Julius Caesar, marble sculpture by Andrea di Pietro di Marco Ferrucci.Download