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Caesar's Women Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part III January of 65 B.C.- Quinctilis of 63 B.C.: Chapter 1 Summary

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Part III January of 65 B.C.- Quinctilis of 63 B.C.: Chapter 1 Summary

In the year of 65 B.C., Caesar and Bibulus become Rome's curule aediles, putting them in charge of maintaining public buildings and regulating public festivals. Caesar enlists the support of his adopted father and friend Lucius Decumius to guarantee that any violators be caught and fined. He also organizes and chief finances the most memorable and lavish Ludi Megalenses and Ludi Romani festivals Rome has seen in ages. Bibulus, of course, does not help Caesar with these festivals.

During the Ludi Meglenses, which are considered the first games of the year and the most religious, Caesar puts on a spectacular pageant in which he taps into the Tiber River and channels water to create a river inside the Circus. He constructs ten finely decorated and...

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