The Twelve Caesars - Chapter 1, Gaius Julius Caesar Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1, Gaius Julius Caesar Summary and Analysis

The Twelve Caesars is probably the most in depth book ever written about the personal lives of the twelve caesars. Suetonius goes to great lengths to reveal the way these men really were, as human beings. Each emperor is dissected, and his actions beyond politics and professionalism revealed. The reader learns about their vices, their relationships with their wives, and their interaction with their own family members. After learning about the leaders' lives, their deaths and the events leading up to them are revealed, sometimes in great length. Every biography is rich with details and very personal. The book begins with Julius Caesar.

Gaius Julius Caesar is nominated to the priesthood of Jupiter after his father dies as the next consulship is nominated to the priesthood of Jupiter. The Dictator, Sulla, tries to make Caesar...

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