Julius Caesar: Roman Politician and General

Gaius Julius Caesar was born 12 July 100 BCE (though some cite 102 as his birth year). His father, also Gaius Julius Caesar, was a Praetor who governed the province of Asia and his mother, Aurelia Cotta, was of noble birth. Both held to the Populare ideology of Rome which favored democratization of government and more rights for the lower class as opposed to the Optimate factions’ claim of [...]

By | 2017-10-30T09:31:27+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Public Figures|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Hannibal: General of The Carthaginian Army

Hannibal was known for leading the Carthaginian army and a team of elephants across southern Europe and the Alps Mountains against Rome in the Second Punic War. Synopsis Hannibal, general of the Carthaginian army, lived in the second and 3rd century B.C. He was born into a Carthaginian military family and made to swear hostility toward Rome. During the Second Punic War, Hannibal swept across southern Europe and through the [...]

By | 2017-01-01T14:34:57+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Categories: Ancient Times, Public Figures|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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