Cams Justus Canaan, one of the most distinguished characters in Roman history, was the son of C. Julius Caesar and Aurelia a woman not unworthy of being ranked with Cornelia, the mother of the Gracchi - and was born on the 12th of Quintilis (july), in the year s. C. 100. He lost his father at the age of sixteen, but his mother was still living at the time of his victorious career in Gaul. By her his education was superintended with the utmost care; and the facility with which he comprehended the most dilfi cult subjects submitted to him, and the zeal he displayed in the acquisition of knowledge, produced a strong conviction that he Would one day exercise great in?uence on the a?airs of his country. Beyond this, little is known respecting his early youth, for the two biographies which we have of him by Plutarch and Sue tonina are unfortunately defective, the beginning being wanting in both.'
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Julius Caesar
Published Date - August 23 2019
ISBN - 9781527900592
Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm
Page Count - 235