|←Author Index: Ca||Gaius Julius Caesar
(100 BCE–44 BCE)
|Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. A politician of the popular faction and a daring military commander, he formed an unofficial triumvirate with Pompey and Crassus, conquered Gaul, fought and won a civil war against The Senate and his former ally, Pompey, and became perpetual dictator of Rome. In 44 BC he was assassinated by senators hoping to restore the Republic, but after 13 years of power struggle and civil war, Caesar's adopted son Augustus would establish permanent autocratic rule.Julius Caesar was instrumental in the transformation of the|
- The Gallic War (Books 1-7 by Caesar; Book 8 written by Aulus Hirtius)
- The Civil War
- The Alexandrian War (attributed to Caesar, possibly written by Aulus Hirtius or Gaius Oppius)
- The African War (attributed to Caesar, possibly written by Aulus Hirtius or Gaius Oppius)
- The Spanish War (attributed to Caesar, possibly written by Aulus Hirtius or Gaius Oppius)
- Fragments of poetry
- Fragments of Analogy
- Fragments of Anticato
- Fragments of Speeches
- George N. Olcott, “Cæsar, Gaius Julius,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Caesar, Gaius Julius” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911.
- Suetonius, The Life of Julius Caesar
- William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
On his works
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.