Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2 - Study Guide Caesar Summary & Analysis

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As a young man, Caesar left Rome when Sylla came to power, his family relationship with Marius, Sylla's enemy, making it dangerous to remain. As Sylla's power declined, Caesar returned to Rome and began to grow in popularity among the citizens there for his fine orations and good nature, and was elected to a position in the army. He began to ally himself with the supporters of Marius in opposition of Sylla. His popularity with the people worried the established politicians such as Cicero, who feared he would use it to make sweeping changes in the government. Ceasar was granted the office of praetor and then given authority over the province of Spain.

Caesar went to Spain, raising an army as he went, and successfully enlarged the territory by subduing several tribes. He returned to Rome to stand for the office of consul, which he...

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