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As a patrician and an aristocrat, his dignitas (honour) demanded that it was his
duty to reward and protect his friends and clients. When, toward the end of his life
, he was censured, because he promoted some of his faithful adherents of low ...
According to Dio, when at first the senators began to honour him, they hoped that
he would be reasonable; but as they went on and saw that he was delighted with
what they voted — indeed he accepted all but a very few of their decrees' – by ...
... country... will be either to do away with the pursuit of wealth or to reduce it so
far as circumstances permit... wherever riches are regarded as a distinction, there
honour, uprightness, moderation, chastity and all the virtues are lightly rated.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Schmerguls - LibraryThing
999 Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant, by Major-General J. F. C. Fuller (read 23 Feb 1969) After I read this book and Natthias Gelzer's book on Caesar I said: It is amazing to me how little I ... Read full review
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Good review of Caesar. But a lot is just copied from Caesar, not much in the way of insight. Read full review
Inauguration of the Century of Revolution
The First Civil War
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