History – Romans
Interesting Nibbles about the Romans
He was assassinated by a group of senators. We know this as records show that he was stabbed 23 times! It appears that there were around 60 senators, they got together because they didn’t like the amount of power that Caesar was concentrating on himself. Basically, their argument was that he was undermining the Roman Republic, it was to this group that Brutus joined.
Brutus’s story is …………………
Pliny the Younger who watched from the other side of the bay told us
“There had been tremors for many days previously,
So, Yes, they did! The Pompeiians knew that to Volcanoes provided fertile land, ideal soil along with a climate for growing grapes and olives. That is why they lived …………
Did you know that in 2008 they used 2000-year-old solution to save our economy!
It was in 33 AD that a financial crisis hit Ancient Rome and the solution Emperor Tiberius used was “quantitative easing”, a phrase you may have recently, as this is what they did in 2008.
It all happened because in 26 AD Emperor Tiberius was done with the politics of Rome, so …….
Did you know that:
Julius Caesar was a dictator, and that is why he was assassinated by a group of senators on the Ides of March of 44 BC at a meeting of the Senate in Rome.
They obviously didn’t like him.
Basically, the problem was that over the years Caesar had kept increasing his power, the senators wanted to reduce his …….
How often have you heard the expression “Crossing the Rubicon”, one that describes when you make an irrevocable decision.
Did you know that the expression came from an event that actually happened on January 10, 49 B.C?
At this time the Roman Republic was teetering on the brink of civil war, while Julius Caesar was leading his army to a crushing victory in the Gallic Wars. The Romans were fighting …..
Julius Caesar, Another Broken Dictator?
Julius Caesar was a dictator, and that is why he was assassinated by a group of senators on the Ides of March of 44 BC at a meeting of the Senate at the Curia of Pompey of the Theatre of Pompey in Rome. They obviously didn’t like him as 60 senators were involved as they all wanted to make certain not only that he was dead, but that he stayed dead, so they stabbed him 23 times! Basically, the problem was that over the years Caesar had kept increasing his power…READ MORE