Caesar, The Gallic War

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Introduction

Outline of Caesar’s Life
b.c.
100.Born on 12 July—the month subsequently called after him. Son of C. Julius Caesar and Aurelia.
86.Elected flamen dialis through his uncle, C. Marius
84.Married (1) L. Cinna’s daughter, Cornelia.
80.Won the “civic crown” of oak-leaves for saving a Roman’s life at the storming of Mitylene.
78.Prosecuted Cn. Dolabella for extortion.
76.Captured by pirates. Elected tribunus militum.
74.Raised a company of volunteers at Rhodes, and held Caria against Mithradates.
68.Quaestor: sent to Spain to settle the finances of the country.
67.Married (2) Pompeia, Pompey’s cousin. Helped to carry Lex Gabinia, giving Pompey command against the Mediterranean pirates.
66.Supported Lex Manilia, giving Pompey command against Mithradates.
65.Aedile: gave public games with great splendour.
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