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Gaius Julius Caesar

Bust of Caesar. Antikensammlung, Berlin (Germany). Photo Jona Lendering. Gaius Julius Caesar (13 July 100 - 15 March 44 BCE), Roman statesman, general and author, famous for the conquest of Gaul (modern France and Belgium) and his subsequent coup d'état. He changed the Roman republic into a monarchy and a truly Mediterranean empire.

On this part of the Livius-website, you can find a biography in twelve parts and twenty-four translated texts.

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It can not be decided whether it was better for the commonwealth for Caesar to be born, or never to be born.
Livy, fr.16.


Head of Caesar, said to be found at Nijmegen. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden (Netherlands). Photo Jona Lendering.Head of Caesar from Nijmegen (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden)

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