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Caesar By Christian Meier

Caesar by Christian Meier

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Summary

As politician and diplomat, writer and lover, but above all as a military genius, Julius Caesar is one of the fascinating figures in history. Christian Meiers biography is an account of Caesar's life and career, set against the political and social background of the Late Roman Republic.

Caesar Summary

Caesar: A Biography by Christian Meier

}As politician and diplomat, writer and lover, but above all as a military genius, Julius Caesar is one of the perennially fascinating figures in historyBoswell called him the greatest man of any age. Christian Meiers authoritative and accessible biography is the definitive modern account of Caesars life and career, setting Caesars life story against the rich political and social background of the Late Roman Republic. }

Table of Contents

Caesar and Rome: Two Realities; Caesars Fascination; Crisis and Outsiders; Birth and Family; Youth in Rome; The Second Decade: Experience of the Civil War and First Commitment; The First Test: the Experience of Rome in the Decade after the Restoration (78-70 BC); The Political Rise of the Outsider (69-60 BC); Crisis and Tensions: Catos Authority, Pompeys Difficulty, Caesars Problem; The Consulship (59 BC); Achievement in Gaul; Political Successes, Spectacular Campaigns, the First Reverses (56 to the Beginning of 51 BC); Caesars Gallic World; The Crisis of Caesars Governorship (49 BC); The Process of the Crisis without Alternative, Caesars Right to the Civil War, his Greatness; The Civil War; The Italian Campaign and the Policy of Clemency; The First Spanish Campaign and the Second Visit to Rome (April-December 49 BC); The Greek Campaign (until September 48 BC); The Campaign in the East and Sojourn in Egypt (September 48-September 47 BC); Two Months in Rome (October-November 48 BC); The African Campaign, The Death of Cato; Failure After Victory; Caesar in Rome; The Spanish Campaign; the Dispute about the Dead Cato, the Decision to Make War on the Parthians; In Rome for the Last Time: from the Spanish Triumph to the Ides of March (44 BC); Afterword; Afterword to the Third German Paperback Edition.

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CIN000470606
9780465008940
0465008941
Caesar: A Biography by Christian Meier
Used - Very Good
Hardback
INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
1996-03-18
528
N/A
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