Julius Caesar: A Life
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Julius Caesar: A Life

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This 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 oppose...more
Hardcover, 172 pages
Published July 14th 2006 by Routledge (first published June 1st 2006)
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Bonnie_blu
This is a good overview of Caesar's life and contains the latest research findings about Caesar and the late Roman Republic. For example, the old trope that Caesar destroyed the Roman Republic is unequivocally shown to be false. The book is a good read for anyone who wants to learn what was really going on in Rome during Caesar's lifetime and how Caesar fit into this turbulent time in history.
Alex G.
A briiiiiiilliant book !!!!! Light to read, it provides us at the same time with a great amount of details and anecdotes, with literary references and analyses. A-ma-zing!
Christine
Interesting to read .... found it more about the workings of the Republic than Julius Caesar, but enjoyed reading it.
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Antony Kamm read Classics and English at Oxford University. He was lecturer in publishing studies at the University of Stirling 1988-95. His publications include the Collins Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (1993), The Israelites: an introduction (Routledge,1999), The Last Frontier: the Roman invasions of Scotland (2004), and Julius Caesar: a life (Routledge, 2006).
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