Gaius Julius Cäsar


Basic data

  1. July 13, 100 BCE in Rom
  2. March 15, 44 BCE in Rom
  3. Staatsmann, Feldherr


The Tusculum portrait, possibly the only surviving sculpture of Caesar made during his lifetime, now housed at the Archaeological Museum in Turin, Italy (Source: Wikimedia)
Gaius Marius, Caesar's uncle and the husband of Caesar's aunt Julia. He was an enemy of Sulla and took the city with Lucius Cornelius Cinna in 87 BC. (Source: Wikimedia)
Sulla, depicted on a coin minted by Quintus Pompeius Rufus in 54 BC. Sulla took the city in 82 BC, purged his political enemies, and instituted new constitutional reforms. (Source: Wikimedia)
Bust, from the imperial period, of a man – in this case Augustus – wearing the civic crown (Latin: corona civica). Caesar won the civic crown for his bravery at the Siege of Mytilene in 81 BC. (Source: Wikimedia)
Denarius of C. Cossutius Maridianus, 44 BC, with the head of Julius Caesar as pontifex maximus on the obverse. The legend on the reverse mentions A. A. A. F. F.. (Source: Wikimedia)
Cicero, consul in 63 BC, depicted in an 1889 fresco denouncing Catiline and exposing his conspiracy before the Senate. When conspirators within the city were later arrested, Cicero referred their fate to the Senate, triggering a debate in which Caesar as praetor-elect participated. (Source: Wikimedia)
Bronze bust of Cato, Caesar's principal opponent in the Catilinarian debate and also a personal enemy. Cato may have been responsible for the law requiring declarations of candidacy in person within the pomerium.[60] (Source: Wikimedia)
A denarius depicting Julius Caesar, dated to February–March 44 BC – the goddess Venus is shown on the reverse, holding Victoria and a scepter. Caption: CAESAR IMP. M. / L. AEMILIVS BVCA. (Source: Wikimedia)
The extent of the Roman Republic in 40 BC after Caesar's conquests (Source: Wikimedia)
Vercingetorix throws down his arms at the feet of Julius Caesar, painting by Lionel Royer in 1899. Musée Crozatier, Le Puy-en-Velay, France. (Source: Wikimedia)
A Roman bust of Pompey the Great made during the reign of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD), a copy of an original bust from 70 to 60 BC, Venice National Archaeological Museum, Italy (Source: Wikimedia)
Cleopatra and Caesar, 1866 painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme (Source: Wikimedia)
This mid-1st-century-BC Roman wall painting in Pompeii is probably a depiction of Cleopatra VII as Venus Genetrix, with her son Caesarion as Cupid. Its owner Marcus Fabius Rufus most likely ordered its concealment behind a wall in reaction to the execution of Caesarion on orders of Octavian in 30 BC.[166][167] (Source: Wikimedia)
The Green Caesar, posthumous portrait from the 1st century AD, now located at the Altes Museum in Berlin. (Source: Wikimedia)
Denarius (42 BC) of Cassius and Lentulus Spinther, depicting the crowned head of Liberty and on the reverse a sacrificial jug and lituus.[210] (Source: Wikimedia)
An 1867 depiction of Caesar's death. The Death of Caesar by Jean-Léon Gérôme. (Source: Wikimedia)
The Ides of March coin, minted in 42 BC, depicts Marcus Junius Brutus. The reverse depicts daggers and a pileus symbolising their use to win back freedom. (Source: Wikimedia)
Marc Antony's Oration at Caesar's Funeral by George Edward Robertson (late 19th or early 20th century). (Source: Wikimedia)
The Chiaramonti Caesar bust, a posthumous portrait in marble, 44–30 BC, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican Museums (Source: Wikimedia)
Reliefs of Cleopatra and her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion, at the Temple of Dendera (Source: Wikimedia)
Roman painting from the House of Giuseppe II, Pompeii, early 1st century AD, most likely depicting Cleopatra VII, wearing her royal diadem, consuming poison in an act of suicide, while her son Caesarion, also wearing a royal diadem, stands behind her[263] (Source: Wikimedia)
Julii Caesaris quae exstant (1678) (Source: Wikimedia)
A 1783 edition of The Gallic Wars (Source: Wikimedia)
Flowers placed on the remains of the altar of Caesar in the Roman Forum of Rome, Italy (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Julius Caesar, 1834/1867 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Ivlivs Caesar, Jean-Baptiste Bouchet - 1673/1714 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Caesar, unbekannter Künstler - 1601/1800 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des J. Caesar, Augustin de Saint-Aubin - 1756/1807 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des C. Iulius Caesar, unbekannter Künstler - 1701/1800 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des C. Caesar, Jacob Andreas Fridrich - 1699/1751 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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