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assassination of Julius Caesar

Anthony J. Davies

assassination of Julius Caesar

by Anthony J. Davies

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Published by F. Watts in London .
Written in English

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  • Caesar, Julius -- Assassination -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anthony J. Davies and Ann B. Davies ; illustrated with drawings, photographs, and prints ; all translations from Greek and Roman writers are by the authors ; [maps by Phoebe Posner].
    ContributionsDavies, Ann B., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG267 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4925150M
    ISBN 100851663535
    LC Control Number76351493

      In The Assassination of Julius Caesar, the distinguished author Michael Parenti subjects these assertions of “gentlemen historians” to a bracing critique, and presents us with a story of popular resistance against entrenched power and wealth.   ASSASSINATION OF JULIUS CAESAR: A People's History of Ancient Rome (New Press People's History) Hardcover. – 1 Aug by. Michael Parenti (Author) › Visit Amazon's Michael Parenti Page. search results for this author. Michael Parenti (Author) out of 5 stars 68 ratings/5(68).

    Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. 'Julius Caesar' is among the best of Shakespeare's historical and political plays. Dealing with events surrounding the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C., the drama vividly illustrates the ways in which power and corruption are linked. The Assassination of Julius Caesar offers a whole new perspective on an era thought to be well-known. “A highly accessible and entertaining addition to history.” —Book Marks

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He also revived the ancient custom whereby an orderly should precede him, during the months when his colleague held the rods of office (the fasces. Assassination of Julius Caesar Book Report. A Book Analysis Guide for The Assassination of Julius Caesar by Michael Parenti. Examine the term “Gentlemen’s History”: How has “Gentlemen’s History” affected our understanding of the key events surrounding, and our conceptions of the career of Julius Caesar, and about his allies, and his adversaries.

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Cassius and Brutus, both longtime intimates of Caesar and each other, converse. THE ASSASSINATION OF JULIUS CAESAR A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME by Michael Parenti ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 1, Populist historian Parenti (To Kill a Nation,etc.) views ancient Rome’s most famous assassination not as a tyrannicide but as a sanguinary scene in the never-ending drama of class warfare.

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.

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