{Download books} The Education of Julius Caesar: A Biography, a ReconstructionAuthor Arthur David Kahn – Avengersinfinitywarfullmovie.de

In This Meticulously Researched And Absorbing Biography, Arthur Kahn Brings Caesar Alive And Explores The Spirit Of His Age With Intensity, Illuminating The Politics, The Technological And Scientific Developments, Military Struggles, And The Artistic And Philosophical Ferment


10 thoughts on “The Education of Julius Caesar: A Biography, a Reconstruction

  1. Gerry Germond Gerry Germond says:

    These points.It will help to have a knowledge of how the Roman republic was set up, that is, its magistrates, key offices, the Senate, Comitia Centuriata, and Comitia Tributa Little of this is explained to the reader, who is presumed to know this After which, the reader will benefit in learning how the army operated, legions, cohorts, and the like Knowing this, well, in you go Experiencing the violent turbulence of the last century of the Republic s existence, Caesar learned much and benefited from it, hence the title He s only young for a few chapters The main story is his biography where he went, what he did In the background is the conflict, frequently violent with riots and murders, between the optimates and populares or, if you will, the well to do and the less wealthy Caesar championed the latter The author describes the wealthy party and its government as an oligarchy and explains what it does in terms of what typical oligarchies do reckon he doesn t like em Much of how Caesar thought seems to have been influenced by Epicureanism Quotes from the period greats are found in the text as they may have related to J.C Battles are fought and won or lost There isn t much about the movements or tactics There probably isn t that much information about them available two millennia later Everything you may have read or leaned about Cicero and Cataline in your third year Latin is tossed out the window The author sums Cicer...


  2. Rena Sherwood Rena Sherwood says:

    Incredibly long and meandering biography of Caesar s life and not just his school years Sometimes the endnotes had nothing to do with the text it supposedly supported Yes I m weird enough to read the endnotes Many quotes not attributed There are so many other...


  3. Fourleggedfish Fourleggedfish says:

    Very well written The author was knowledgable, did his research and presented it in a factual yet compelling manner I never thought that I was reading a novel, but it was not a dry non fiction book either Also presented many sides of issues and left ...


  4. Erik Graff Erik Graff says:

    This biography of Julius Caesar is a bit like one of Bob Woodward s instant histories in that the author plausibly fleshes out such facts as can be documented For one unfamiliar with Caesar or the late Republic, this is a readable and interestingly opinionated introduction.