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Caesar and contemporary Roman society

Erik Karl Hilding Wistrand

Caesar and contemporary Roman society

by Erik Karl Hilding Wistrand

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Published by Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-samhället in Göteborg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Caesar, Julius.,
    • Social classes -- Rome.,
    • Rome -- Social life and customs.,
    • Rome -- Politics and government -- 265-30 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementby Erik Wistrand.
      SeriesActa Regiae Societatis Scientiarum et Litterarum Gothoburgensis : Humaniora ; 15, Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum et Litterarum Gothoburgensis., 15.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG78 .W54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p. ;
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4214834M
      ISBN 100185252182
      LC Control Number80494433

      “The Age of Caesar” opens with an account of the conquests of Pompey and his rivalry with Julius Caesar. One military maneuver succeeds another, and a casual reader may feel confused or daunted. As Tatum sees it, this familiar line of questioning reduces Caesar to an ideological choice between the noble and dark sides of empire, ignoring both generations of reception and the nuances of contemporary context. In Always I am Caesar, the question of Caesar’s singularity becomes a springboard for separating Caesar the icon from Caesar the.

        Bijan Omrani’s new book, Caesar’s Footprints, explores this dichotomy, while offering an educational and enjoyable tour of the ancient Gallic-Roman Author: Jason Pedicone.   Julius Caesar was NOT a Roman emperor. He was a dictator of the Roman Republic. That means that he still had to listen to whatever the Senate decided and only had the power to veto anything he didn't like. In fact, he was offered a crown by Mark Antony, but refused it to he wouldn't appear to be a tyrant.

      See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections. A guide to Roman websites which assesses the other "megasites". RomanSites is also especially good at keeping track of changes in URLs. The best guide to Roman site web projects. From Herodotus and Livy. Book 6: 11, , 27, , , 39; Book 7: 19, , 27, 29, 38,   The central thesis of Caesar's Messiah is that the Gospels of the Bible were written -- and the character of Jesus Christ was created -- by Roman intellectuals under the direction of Caesar Titus Flavius primarily with the intention of domesticating the Messianic Jewish movements which were resisting Roman occupation of Judea in the First Century, and secondarily with the intention of /5.


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Caesar and contemporary Roman society. Göteborg: Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-samhället, (OCoLC) Named Person: Julius Caesar; César; Julius Caesar; Gaius Iulius Caesar; Gaius Iulius Caesar: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Erik Wistrand.

Caesar changed the course of the history of the Greco-Roman world decisively and irreversibly. The Greco-Roman society has been extinct for so long that most of the names of its great men mean little to the average, educated modern person.

this book is an absolute monster in that it attempts to cover the whole of Caesar's life in one book. Adrian Goldsworthy has written many books on Roman History so this wouldnt be too hard an area for him to cover and he compiles this book very well.

it is probably the definitive book on the life of /5(). In The Throne of Caesar, The way the author worked to place Gordianus amongst the great, the good and the bad of Roman society, and weave his story into known events was generally flawless and as good as any contemporary author. Many of the stories had known endings, but you still wanted to know what happened, and how Gordianus was involved/5(73).

The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People's History of Ancient Rome - Kindle edition by Parenti, Michael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People's History of Ancient Rome/5().

In The Assassination of Julius Caesar, Michael Parenti recounts this period, spanning the years to 33 BC, from the perspective Caesar and contemporary Roman society book the Roman people.

In doing so, he presents a provocative, trenchantly researched narrative of popular resistance against a powerful elite. Parenti rejects the "gentlemen's history" of ancient and contemporary Cited by:   "Goldsworthy's book will remain the definitive biography of Caesar for years to come."—Philip Matyszak, author of The Sons of Caesar: Imperial Rome's First Dynasty.

Philip Matyszak “It gives me great pleasure to give Caesar the strongest possible recommendation. Caesar was a complex character living in confusing times, but Adrian /5(36). An accurate accusation of being an alcoholic—in the gossip-crazy society of the city bound to come to light and easily verified—was a favorite and damaging way to discredit political rivals employed by some of Rome's greatest orators like Cicero and Julius Caesar.

Prominent Roman alcoholics include Mark Antony, Cicero's own son Marcus. In The Throne of Caesar, The way the author worked to place Gordianus amongst the great, the good and the bad of Roman society, and weave his story into known events was generally flawless and as good as any contemporary author.

Many of the stories had known endings, but you still wanted to know what happened, and how Gordianus was involved/5(). Adrian Goldsworthy's book, Caesar, is another one of those great books that you cannot afford to ing on from his excellent run of books; The Punic Wars and In The Name of Rome, this new title is a great addition to anyone's library.

The tale of Julius Caesar has been told before many times but I doubt as well as this in recent times/5. Book Review by Virgil Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, there is a lot to dissuade the serious reader of Roman history in Michael Parenti's "The Assassination of Julius Caesar".

A radical commentator on contemporary society and historical memory, Parenti applies a "Marxian-lite" analysis of the late Republic. In this landmark biography, Goldsworthy examines Caesar as military leader, all of these roles and places his subject firmly within the context of Roman society in the first century B.C.

Adrian Goldsworthy read history at Oxford and is the author of The Roman Army at War, The Punic Wars, and other books about the ancient world. writings to the contemporary examinations of Caesar’s accomplishments in regards to the campaign into Britain. Results of this invasion are primarily viewed in two ways.

The first is the traditional view of Roman influence on Britain and its peoples as shown in the writings of File Size: KB. Caesar (Latin: [] English pl. Caesars; Latin pl. Caesares) is a title of imperial character. It derives from the cognomen of Julius Caesar, the Roman change from being a familial name to a title adopted by the Roman Emperors can be dated to about 68/69 AD, the so-called "Year of the Four Emperors".

[dubious – discuss]Language(s): Latin. The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A Peoples History of Rome, by Michael Parenti, was written with the intention of breaking that history of bias. Its a nonfiction retelling of the Late Roman Republic, climbing to its titular climax at one of the most famous killings in history/5.

Ancient Rome still matters for very different reasons – mainly because Roman debates have given us a template and a language that continue to.

Caesar as Aedile. In 65 BC Caesar, along with a young rival and member of the optimate faction by name of Bibulus, was elected as curule magistrate position was the next step in the Roman cursus honorum and was a grand opportunity for the master of the public spectacle.

Unlike Caesar, Brutus, the man of ideals and words, ultimately has too little ambition to succeed in the corridors of power. Bibliography: Bloom, Harold, ed. William Shakespeare ’s “Julius. Gaius Julius Caesar rose from fairly humble beginnings to become the sole ruler of the Roman Empire.

Unsurprisingly, his rise to power is a story filled with incidents and significant moments. This new section brings together the content on the UNRV site into a part chronological series. Fourth in the Masters of Rome series, this book has two main themes: The first is the rise of Caesar, which McCullough portrays (as the title advertises) from the point of view of the women in his life: particularly his influential and independent mother Aurelia (the one person Sulla regarded as an equal); his torrid affair with the ruthless Servilla (half-sister of Cato and mother of Brutus /5.

Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Cicero and His Friends: A Study of Roman Society in the Time of Caesar (). Home» Browse A Study of Roman Society Cicero and His Friends: A Study of Roman Society in the Time of Caesar.

By .During Virgil’s youth, the First Triumvirate—Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus—governed the Roman Republic. Crassus was killed around 53 B.C., and Caesar initiated civil war against Pompey. After defeating Pompey, Caesar reigned alone until the Ides of March in 44 B.C., when Brutus and Cassius, two senators, assassinated him.Julius Caesar was born in Rome on J Bc, and he was assassinated on the ides of March, the 15th of March, in 44Bc.

He was born to Gaius Julius Caesar and Aurelia putting him in probably the most prestigious and strong rooted clans, the Julian clan. His uncle by marriage (oxford classical, Hornblower p) was the famous military.