Julius Caesar and Caesar Augustus Flashcard Example #90361

Julius Caesar
Remembered for:
1.being a great general
2. craving power no matter the cost
3. starting a civil war in Rome
Month of July
named after Julius Caesar
Dictator Julius Caesar
people hated him because he caused them so much pain; pain because he made the people fight in the civil wars
“Et tu, Brute”
What Julius Caesar said after he was stabbed to death 1 month after being made dictator seeing his friend Brutus leading the angry crowd
Calendar
Julius Caesar created the 365 and 1/4 day calendar
Augustus Caesar
Considered to be Rome’s greatest leader because he established peace for a long time (Pax Romana)
Augustus Law and Order
included the Senate in responsibilities of ruling
Emperor Augustus
The Senate gave him the title of emperor “he who commands”
Augustus “first citizen”
Augustus called himself princeps or “first citizen”
Virgil
Roman poet who admired Greek poetry and imitated its style
The Aeneid
Epic poem written by Virgil that gave Rome an exciting past and a national hero named Aeneas
“Veni, Vedi, Vici”
“I came, I saw, I conquered”
Who said “Veni, Vedi, Vici”
Julius Caesar
Who said, “I found Rome a city of brick and left it a city of marble”?
Caesar Augustus

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