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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Caesar Bloody Caesar | by Josephine Quinn | The New York Review of Books

When Julius Caesar was thirty-one years old in 69 BCE, so the story goes, and serving as a junior Roman magistrate in Spain, he once stood lamenting before a statue of Alexander the Great because he had achieved so little at an age by which Alexander had already conquered the world.

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On how many writers does our knowledge of Caesar depend? Himself, of course, but how many others? Three or four? I ask from ignorance but I'm guessing that it's not many.

Ditto Alexander.

Posted by: dearieme | Mar 11, 2018 3:19:37 PM