Gaius Julius Caesar was an incredibly motivated man that thrived on power no matter how strong the opposition. He was a powerful leader and general in the Roman army. He was power hungry and rose up the ranks until he was king of all of Rome.
According to legend Rome was founded in 753 B.C. by two brothers, Romulus and Remus . After many years and the death of one bother the Tarquin kings came to power. The first Tarquin king was a Greek noble who emigrated to Rome with his Etruscan wife and rose high in Roman society. Further generations were plagued by murders. Eventually Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (Tarquin the Proud)and Tullia came to power after they killed Tullia’s father and her sister. The couple had a son named Sextus who brought about the downfall of the Tarquin dynasty when he raped a virtuous noble woman named Lucretia.. Disgusted the Romans revolted and kicked the ruling Tarquin family out of Rome. The Tarquins were the first to be thrown from power and this started the Roman republic. With the setting up of the Republic the stage was set for Gaius Julius Caesar. Continue reading Sample Essay on Julius Caesar