The Twelve Caesars Topics for Discussion

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Why was the desire so high for people to enter politics during this era, especially since once in power, the politicians lives were always in danger?

All the Caesars had some sort of vice they tried to hide. Was it power that fed their vice, or the vices that got them into power?

Many Caesars did great public service and executed big projects, including temples and aqueducts, while others did nothing. Did civil engineering play a part in popularity or was it better to just do without and save money?

Wives were more than just for bearing children. If a leader had a scandalous wife he usually had to divorce her. Why was this so necessary, especially with other scandalous behaviour going on in their personal lives?

Julius Caesar was one of the only emperors that used connections to get ahead. This came back...

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