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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar

The Boy Who Conquered an Empire (NG World History Biographies)

by Ellen Galford

  • 76 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by National Geographic Children"s Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - Ancient,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Biography,
  • Generals,
  • Heads of state,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Rome

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8536536M
    ISBN 101426300654
    ISBN 109781426300653
    OCLC/WorldCa70174999


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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar by Ellen Galford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Born in Rome around B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar grew up to lead of one of the world's greatest empires. A boy of fierce drive and ambition, he was tutored from the age of six. The teenage Gaius became head of his household at 16 and master of his own destiny.5/5(2).

World History Biographies Julius Caesar The Boy Who Conquered an Empire by Galford, Ellen [National Geographic Children's Books, ] (Hardcover) [Galford] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. World History Biographies Julius Caesar The Boy Who Conquered an Empire by Galford, Ellen. Published by National Geographic Children's Books.

About World History Biographies: Julius Caesar. Born in Rome around B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar grew up to lead of one of the world’s greatest empires.

A boy of fierce drive and ambition, he was tutored from the age of six. The World History Biographies: Julius Caesar book Gaius became.

Julius Caesar has cast a shadow over western history for two millennia. He was a remarkable general, a people's champion, the destroyer of the Roman Republic and the creator of the Roman Empire. Each of these books not only try to tell Caesar's story but attempt to understand his impact on the world.

This recently published eBook, Caesar: A Life In 30 Events, by author James Weber, is a narrative eBook that is based on the life of Julius Caesar, but takes special account on 30 life changing events which led and influenced him to become one of Rome's influential leaders/5(9).

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. How did Julius Caesar change the world. Julius Caesar was a political and military genius who overthrew Rome’s decaying political order and replaced it with a dictatorship.

He triumphed in the Roman Civil War but was assassinated by those who believed that he was becoming too powerful. I'll make a few suggestions, depending on the nature and degree of your interest.

Venturing into the world of Caesar scholarship, you'll notice that the historians have a difficult time remaining neutral on their title character: some admire a mil. This is a dry, dense, philosophical biography of Julius Caesar. The structure is strange; the author starts the book with the unusual choice of criticizing Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon (as a selfish action) and it's over 50 pages before Caesar is born/5.

World History Biographies: Julius Caesar: The Boy Who Conquered an Empire: Ellen Galford: Books - ews: 2. Books shelved as julius-caesar: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Caesar: Life of a Colossus by Adrian Goldsworthy, The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulde. Julius Caesar book.

Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A good biography of the roman leader -Julius caesar/5. Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images Quick Facts Name Julius Caesar Birth Date c.

J BCE Death Date Ma BCE Did You Know. Caesar became the. Gaius Julius Caesar (/ ˈ s iː z ər / SEE-zər, Latin: [ˈɡaːɪ.ʊs ˈjuːlɪ.ʊs ˈkae̯sar]; 12 July BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman statesman and general who played a critical role in the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman was also a historian and author of Latin prose.

In 60 BC, Caesar, Crassus and Pompey formed the First Triumvirate, a political Cause of death: Assassination (stab wounds). History of Julius Caesar by Jacob Abbott Though written roughly years ago, it was still an excellent overview of Caesar's life and times. I was already somewhat familiar with his history, but this book went into more detail in areas I wasn't as familiar by highlighting major events in his life as he become the most powerful man in Rome with the entire Roman Empire at his beck and call as /5.

Born in Rome around B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar grew up to lead of one of the world's greatest empires. A boy of fierce drive and ambition, he was tutored from the age of six. The teenage Gaius became head of his household at 16 and master of his own destiny/5.

Julius Caesar: A Life From Beginning to End (Gallic Wars, Ancient Rome, Civil War, Roman Empire, Augustus Caesar, Cleopatra, Plutarch, Pompey, Suetonius) (One Hour History Military Generals Book 4) I found this short, event-filled account of Julius Caesar's life quite informative/5().

Julius Caesar was a general, politician and scholar who became dictator of ancient Rome until he was assassinated in 44 B.C., inspiring a play by Shakespeare. Julius Caesar biography Ch 6 Foundations ulius Caesar was a Roman general and politician who overthrew the Roman Republic and established the rule of the emperors.

Caesar used the problems and hardships of the period to create his own supreme political and military power. Roman Julius Caesar is regarded as one of the mostFile Size: KB.

Julius Caesar (Caius Julius Caesar). BC–44 BC, Roman statesman and general. Rise to Power Although he was born into the Julian gens, one of the oldest patrician families in Rome, Caesar was always a member of the democratic or popular party.

He benefited from the patronage of his uncle by marriage, Caius Marius. Interesting Facts about Julius Caesar. Caesar was once kidnapped by pirates while still a young man.

He joked with them that he would have them executed once he was free. They laughed, but Caesar had the last laugh when he later captured them and had them killed. Caesar's uncle was Gaius Marius, a famous war hero known for reorganizing the Roman army.

World History Biographies (Hardcover) Julius Caesar: The Boy Who Conquered an Empire (National Geographic World History Biographies) By Ellen Galford.

National Geographic Children's Books,64pp. Publication Date: May 8, Other. Caesar joined the military and at 22 he returned to Rome to begin his unstoppable rise to power.

This National Geographic World History Biography leads readers through the intriguing world of Ancient Rome, with a time line, graphic illustrations of historical events, and. "Adrian Goldsworthy has produced the definitive modern biography of Julius Caesar. It is an absorbing book about a fasinating personality This is a great book.

It is essentially a mini-history of Rome from to 44 B.C. Get this from a library. Julius Caesar: a biography. [Christian Meier; David McLintock] -- 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. Caesar by Christian Meier, translated by David McLintock. Book Description 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. More than two thousand years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history.

He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for "emperor" -- not only in Rome but as far away as Germany and Russia. He is best known as the general who defeated the Gauls and doubled the size of Rome's territories.

Even Caesar’s enemies admired the clear prose of his Gaulish war narrative in seven books, with an eighth added soon after by Caesar’s faithful friend Hirtius. Since the Gallic War is the only complete, contemporary source we possess on this formative event in Caesar’s life, we largely depend on the author’s view of his own actions.

The world that Julius Caesar found when he arrived in Britain in 55 B.C. was an evolving landscape full of continental influences. The farms were circular huts in groups with small oblong fields and stock enclosures, and they stayed that way until the Romans arrived.

The weapons were iron daggers and swords, the latter more popular than the former. Julius Caesar was a Roman general who conquered vast areas of land in the region of Gaul.

This significantly expanded the Roman Empire and accelerated the diffusion of Roman culture, into western Europe. Caesar also launched a coup against the failing Senate, and after a civil war set himself up as sole ruler and dictator.

Conn Iggulden's best books about Julius Caesar includes fascinating stories such as the young Caesar being captured by pirates. From Julius, through Augustus and Tiberius to Domitian, it. A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF JULIUS CAESAR Gaius Julius Caesar: His Place in History A politician of the populares tradition, he formed an unofficial triumvirate with Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus which dominated Roman politics for several Size: KB.

(Caius Julius Caesar). BC–44 BC, Roman statesman and. Search. Browse. World. World Overview Learn more about the world with our collection of regional and country maps. Ancient History, Rome: Biographies > Caesar, Julius ; Cite.

Caesar, Julius. Julius Caesar by Philip Freeman is the historical biography of one of the most important figure in ancient history. Similar to Alexander the Great, which I have just read previously by the very same author, many people today will undoubtedly have heard of the name Julius Caesar and more famously of his tragic ending but sadly, not much else.

Having served in Farther Spain as proconsul in 61 BC, he returned to Rome in 60 BC, ambitious for the consulate. Against senatorial opposition he achieved a brilliant stroke—he organized a coalition, known as the First Triumvirate, made up of Pompey, commander in chief of the army; Marcus Licinius Crassus, the wealthiest man in Rome (see Crassus, family); and Caesar himself.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Conquest of Gaul/5(19). Julius Caesar is one of the favorite topic in history.

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Get this from a library! Julius Caesar: the boy who conquered an empire. [Ellen Galford; National Geographic Society (U.S.)] -- A biography of Julius Caesar, who is famous for conquering Gaul and making himself ruler of the Roman world.Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general and statesman.

He played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. This book chronicles the extraordinary life and leadership of Rome’s Emperor Julius Caesar, from his early years to his assassination/5().Get this from a library!

Julius Caesar. [Roger A Bruns; Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.] -- A biography of the Roman general and statesman whose brillant military leadership helped .