Gaius MariusCaesar's uncle Caesar was born into a patrician family, the gens Juliawhich claimed descent from Iulusson of the legendary Trojan prince Aeneassupposedly the son of the goddess Venus. Despite their ancient pedigree, the Julii Caesares were not especially politically influential, although they had enjoyed some revival of their political fortunes in the early 1st century BC. Little is recorded of Caesar's childhood.
Roman general and dictator Born: Where did Caesar grow up? He was born to an aristocratic family that could trace their bloodlines back to the founding of Rome. His parents were well-off, but they weren't rich by Roman standards.
His full name was Gaius Julius Caesar. Did Caesar go to school? At around the age of six, Gaius began his education. He was taught by a private tutor named Marcus Antonius Gnipho.
He learned how to read and write. He also learned about Roman law and how to speak in public. These were important skills he would need as a leader of Rome.
Becoming an Adult Caesar's father died when he was sixteen years old. He became the head of the family and was responsible for his mother Aurelia and his sister Julia.
At the age of seventeen he married Cornelia, the daughter of a powerful politician in Rome. Early Career Young Caesar soon found himself in the middle of a power struggle between two factions in the government.
Caesar joined the army and left Rome in order to avoid Sulla and his allies. When Sulla died, Caesar returned to Rome. He was now a military hero from his years in the army.
He quickly rose up the ranks in the Roman government. He made allies with powerful men such as the general Pompey the Great and the wealthy Crassus. Caesar was an excellent speaker and the people of Rome loved him.
Consul and General At the age of 40 Julius Caesar was elected to consul. Consul was the highest ranking position in the Roman Republic. The consul was like a president, but there were two consuls and they only served for one year.
At the end of his year as consul, Caesar became governor of the province of Gaul. As governor of Gaul, Caesar was in charge of four Roman legions.
He was a very effective governor and general. He conquered all of Gaul. He gained the respect and honor from his army and soon was considered alongside Pompey as the greatest general in the Roman army.
Many of the leaders were jealous of Caesar and his following. Even Pompey became jealous and soon Caesar and Pompey became rivals. Caesar had the support of the people and Pompey had the support of the aristocrats. Caesar announced that he was going to return to Rome and run for consul again.
The Roman Senate replied that he must give up the command of his army first. Caesar refused and the Senate said he was a traitor. Caesar began to march his army to Rome.
Caesar took control of Rome in 49 BC and spent the next 18 months fighting Pompey. He finally defeated Pompey, chasing him all the way to Egypt. He was now the most powerful man in the world. The Senate made him dictator for life and he ruled like a king.
He made many changes to Rome. He put his own supporters in the Senate. He built new buildings and temples in the city of Rome.Emperor in its modern usage means, well, an emperor. A ruler of an empire, a monarch that surpasses mere kings and queens. Gaius Julius Caesar was not that kind of emperor.
The first Emperor of Rome was his heir, best known as Augustus. Emperor Augustus held many titles. First Citizen (princeps, from which we get prince) and imperator among them.
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