As a young man, Caesar was known for both his bravery in battle and his ability to speak at the Roman Forum. When Caesar left Rome to join the military service in Asia, he was awarded the corona civica -- an oak crown -- the highest honor given to a noncommander. At the Forum, Caesar's oratory skills and his enthusiasm for prosecuting corrupt generals furthered his reputation.
Read about the boy from Rome who transformed the Roman republic into a Mediterranean empire.
- Aladdin |
- 256 pages |
- ISBN 9781416912811 |
- June 2006