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    DescriptionThis is a fresh account of Julius Caesar - the brilliant politician and intriguing figure who became sole ruler of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar examines key figures such as Marius, Sulla, Cicero, Mark Antony, Gaius Octavius (emperor Augustus), Calpurnia and Cleopatra, as well as the unnamed warriors who fought for and against him, and politicians who supported and opposed him. Including new translations from classical sources, Antony Kamm sets Caesar's life against the historical, political and social background of the times and addresses key issues: Did Caesar destroy the Republic? What was the legality of his position and the moral justifications of his actions How good a general was he? What was his relationship with Cleopatra? Why was he assassinated? What happened next? This is Caesar - the lavish spender, the military strategist, a considerable orator and historical writer, and probably the most influential figure of his time - in all his historical glory. Students of Rome and its figures will find this an enthralling, eye-opening addition to their course reading.


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    Title
    Julius Caesar
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Antony Kamm
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 414 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415364157
    ISBN 10: 0415364159
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    DC22: 937.05092
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, BIO006000
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    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC22: 937/.05092
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    LC classification: DG261 .K36 2006
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 August 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    List of Figures Lists of Plans and Charts Acknowledgements Map 1: Italy Map 2: The Mediterranean Map 3: Gaul and Southern Britain Map 4: Greece Prologue 1. The World of Republican Rome 2. The Man in the Making 100-73 BC 3. The Politician 73-63 BC 4. Praetor and Consul 62-59 BC 5. The General: Gaul and Britain 58-55 BC 6. The General: Britain to the Rubicon 54-49 BC 7. The Dictator: Civil War 49-48 BC 8. Egyptian Interlude 48-47 BC 9. The Dictator: Civil War 47-45 BC 10. The Ides of March 44 BC 11. Epilogue Genealogical chart of the family of Julius Caesar Simplified genealogical chart of the emperors from Augustus to Nero Table of Dates Principal Sources Index