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Caesar : a life in western culture / Maria Wyke.

By: Wyke, Maria.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: DG261 .W95 2008Publication: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2008Description: xii, 287 p. : ill., map.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : Granta, 2007.ISBN: 9780226921532 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226921530 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Caesar, Julius | Heads of state -- Rome -- Biography | Generals -- Rome -- Biography | Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C. -- Historiography
Contents:
Caesar's celebrity : from fame to fable -- Audacity and adventurism : capture by pirates, ca. 74 BC -- Courage, cruelty and military acumen : war in Gaul, 58-51 BC -- Revolution and risk-taking : crossing the Rubicon, 49 BC -- Lust, luxury and love : Cleopatra and Egypt, 48-47 BC -- Triumphalism : Rome, 46 and 45 BC -- Liberty and tyranny : government, 49-44 BC -- Assassination : the Ides of March, 44 BC -- Divinity.
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Reprint. Originally published: London : Granta, 2007.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-278) and index.

Caesar's celebrity : from fame to fable -- Audacity and adventurism : capture by pirates, ca. 74 BC -- Courage, cruelty and military acumen : war in Gaul, 58-51 BC -- Revolution and risk-taking : crossing the Rubicon, 49 BC -- Lust, luxury and love : Cleopatra and Egypt, 48-47 BC -- Triumphalism : Rome, 46 and 45 BC -- Liberty and tyranny : government, 49-44 BC -- Assassination : the Ides of March, 44 BC -- Divinity.

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