The Ides of March

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Dundurn, Jun 1, 1983 - History - 106 pages
In this fascinating collection of texts, Julius Caesar and his time come alive, as ancient writers vividly portray his rise to power, the stunning assassination itself, and the after effects which changed the Mediterranean world.
 

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Contents

I THE VICTOR
1
II THE VICTIM
39
III THE VENGEANCE
89
Description of Plates
154
Notes
157
Glossary
165
For Further Reading
167
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Naphtali Lewis was an American papyrologist who published extensively on subjects ranging from the ancient papyrus industry to government in Roman Egypt. He also wrote several social histories of Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt to make his research more accessible to non-specialists. He served as president of the American Society of Papyrologists (1965-1969) and as president of the Association Internationale de Papyrologues (1974-1983).

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