Caesar's Women - Part I June of 68 B.C.-March 66 B.C: Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part I June of 68 B.C.-March 66 B.C: Chapter 3 Summary

Servilia bears her third daughter Junia Tertia in the beginning of September. Despite being upset over Caesar's marriage, Servilia focuses her attention on acquiring her brother Quintus Servilius Caepio's fortune for her son. She believes that it is rightfully hers and her descendants. After speaking with her brother, she learns that Brutus is his heir. Overjoyed with this news, she bribes a trustworthy slave to poison Caepio. Caepio dies and Brutus inherits his entire fortune, which includes the Gold of Tolosa. At the age of sixteen, Brutus now named Quintus Servilius Caepio Brutus is one of the richest men in Rome.

Brutus shares this news with his betrothed, Julia. As much as his mother despises her brothers, Brutus cares for them greatly. He is quite distressed with the death...

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