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By Miriam Griffin

A better half to Julius Caesar includes 30 essays from prime students interpreting the existence and after lifetime of this nice polarizing figure.

  • Explores Caesar from a number of views: army genius, ruthless tyrant, great flesh presser, first-class orator, refined guy of letters, and more
  • Utilizes Caesar’s personal extant writings
  • Examines the viewpoints of Caesar’s contemporaries and explores Caesar’s portrayals by means of artists and writers during the ages

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