When the murder was done and the heralds shouted through the thick streets the passing of Csesar, it was the passing of the republic they announced, the foundation of Imperial Rome. There was a hush, then a riot which frightened a senate that frightened the world. Caesar was adored. A man who could give millions away and sup on dry bread was apt to conquer, not provinces alone, but hearts. Besides, he had begun we Uand his people had done their best. The House of Julia, to which he belonged, descended, he declared, from Venus. The ancestry was less legendary than typical. Cinna drafted a law giving him the right to marry as often as he chose. His mistresses were queens.
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Book Description ValdeBooks, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 62 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.14 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1444400320
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