Caesar's Women - Part V December 5 of 63 B.C.- March of 61 B.C.:Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part V December 5 of 63 B.C.- March of 61 B.C.:Chapter 2 Summary

Despite Caesar's political successes, he is still drowning in debt. He owes his creditors about twenty million. At first, his friend and political ally Marcus Lucius Crassus offers to loan him the money. Crassus is extremely wealthy due to his commercial activities and rental properties. However, Caesar will not borrow money from friends. He hopes that he will be given a province and his financial woes will be solved.

Fortune shines on Caesar and he is given the proconsular imperium over the Further Spain province. This means that he is only answerable to Rome's consuls, will be given a large stipend, and money to pay his legions and civil servants. However, the boni alert his creditors who try to garnish his wages as a down...

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