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Caesar

Author: Christian Meier; David McLintock
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks/HarperCollins, [1995].
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For centuries, Julius Caesar has endured in our collective imagination as a favorite among historians and scholars, playwrights and poets. In legend he lives as the great conqueror of Rome's immense empire, a remarkable diplomat and writer, an unrivaled heartbreaker, and a man of relentless determination who met a seemingly tragic end.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meier, Christian, 1929-
Caesar.
New York : BasicBooks/HarperCollins, [1995]
(OCoLC)605216275
Named Person: Julius Caesar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Meier; David McLintock
ISBN: 0465008941 9780465008940
OCLC Number: 33246109
Notes: Originally published : United Kingdom : HarperCollins, 1995.
Translation of the 3rd German pbk. ed.
Includes index.
Description: 513 p., 16 p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Caesar and Rome: Two Realities --
2. Caesar's Fascination --
3. Crisis and Outsiders --
4. Birth and Family --
5. Youth in Rome --
6. The Second Decade: Experience of the Civil War and First Commitment --
7. The First Test: the Experience of Rome in the Decade after the Restoration (78-70 BC) --
8. The Political Rise of the Outsider (69 to 60 BC) --
9. Crisis and Tensions: Cato's Authority, Pompey's Difficulty, Caesar's Problem --
10. The Consulship (59 BC) --
11. Achievement in Gaul --
12. The Process of the Crisis without Alternative, Caesar's Right to the Civil War, his Greatness --
13. The Civil War (49-46 BC) --
14. Failure after Victory.
Other Titles: Caesar.
Responsibility: Christian Meier ; translated from the German by David McLintock.
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For centuries, Julius Caesar has endured in our collective imagination as a favorite among historians and scholars, playwrights and poets. In legend he lives as the great conqueror of Rome's immense empire, a remarkable diplomat and writer, an unrivaled heartbreaker, and a man of relentless determination who met a seemingly tragic end.

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