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Gaius Julius Caesar!!!! How can you not have a crush on this Handsome fellow? July 100 BC– 15 March 44 BCwas a Roman general and statesman and a distinguished writer of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.
NICOMEDES IV OF BITHYNIA was king from c. 94 BC to 74 BC. In 80 BC, young Gaius Julius Caesar was an ambassador to Nicomedes IV's court. Caesar was sent to raise a fleet using Bithynia's resources, but he dallied so long with the King that a rumor of a homosexual relationship surfaced, leading to the disparaging title, "the Queen of Bithynia", an allegation which was made much use of by Caesar's political enemies later in his life.
The Roman Senate was a political institution in ancient Rome. It was one of the most enduring institutions in Roman history, being founded in the first days of the city (traditionally founded in 753 BC). It survived the overthrow of the kings in 509 BC, the fall of the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC, the split of the Roman Empire in 395 AD, the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 410 AD, and barbarian rule of Rome in the 5th, 6th, and 7th centuries. The Senate of the West Roman Empire cont
AUGUSTUS OCTAVIAN was the founder of the Roman Empire and its first Emperor, ruling from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD. Mark Antony charged that Octavian had earned his adoption by Caesar through sexual favours. Suetonius, in his work Lives of the Twelve Caesars, describes Antony's accusation as political slander.
December 7, 43 BC – Roman politican and orator Marcus Tullius Cicero is assassinated. Following Julius Caesar's death Cicero became an enemy of Mark Antony in the ensuing power struggle, attacking him in a series of speeches. He was proscribed as an enemy of the state by the Second Triumvirate and subsequently murdered in 43 BC.