January 10, 49 BC – Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. The war ended Rome's republican era with Caesar being named "perpetual dictator."

Julius Caesar.

Julius Caesar

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.

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.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

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Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus, known as Caligula, 37–41; Julio-Claudian Roman Marble Source: Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus, known as Caligula, The [Roman] (14.37) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Head of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Octavius, first Roman Emperor | Flickr - Photo Sharing. Photographed at the Capitoline Museum, Rome, Italy.

Statuette of a Bull Roman from Pompeii 100 BC-79 AD Silver and Gold

NICOMEDES IV OF BITHYNIA was king of a region now in Turkey from c. 94 BC to 74 BC, during which he had an affair with Julius Caesar. Seutonius writes of Caesar, "There was no stain on his reputation for chastity except his intimacy with King Nicomedes, but that was a deep & lasting reproach, which laid him open to insults from every quarter. I say nothing of the notorious lines of Licinius Calvus: Whate'er Bithynia had, & Caesar's paramour. I pass over, too, the invectives of Dolabella."

GAIUS JULIUS CAESAR (100-44 BC): Roman general, statesman, Consul, and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. He centralised the bureaucracy of the Republic and was eventually proclaimed "dictator in perpetuity". When Caesar was assassinated by a group of senators, a new series of civil wars broke out, and the constitutional government of the Republic was never restored.

Late Republican Roman Fresco of a Standing woman holding a shield: From Room H of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, c. 40 - 30 BC

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Akhenaten known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV, was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC.

Gaius Julius Caesar (100-44 BC). Beware the Ides of March! The last and greatest of the Roman Dictators. He was named "dictator in perpetuity", or in his case, 'dictator for the remaining two months of 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 ...