Caesar was such a famous and important leader in ancient Rome that
they named a month after him - July, for Julius Caesar. Julius
Caesar was an able administrator and a famous general. He wrote new laws
and changed and improved how to rule provinces of the
The Roman Republic was in
trouble. Rome was overrun with crime and people were afraid to go
out into the streets. People were out of work and taxes had gone
up again. The Romans were angry with their government and were
demanding the government do something. Caesar spoke to the people
and told them he knew what to do. The Roman citizens believed and
trusted him. They wanted him to fix the problems of
As Caesar gained power through the
support of the people, the rest of the senate became worried.
Caesar might make himself King. And the senate swore that they
would never be ruled by a king again.
Caesar was becoming impatient with the
Senate. He had his own army and even though it was against the law
to bring it to Rome he did just that. The people cheered.
They were saved. Caesar was going to solve all the problems of
Rome. The senate plotted. They planned and then they
acted. To see what they did follow the links below.
Play - Julius Caesar