History of Julius Caesar Free PDF book (1849) With Illustrations by Jacob Abbott

Download History of Julius Caesar Free PDF book (1849) With Illustrations by Jacob Abbott

istory of Julius Caesar Free PDF book

Excerpt from the introduction:

It is the object of this series of histories to present a clear, distinct, and connected narrative of the lives of those great personages who have in various ages of the world made themselves celebrated as leaders among mankind, and, by the part, they have taken in the public affairs of great nations, have exerted the widest influence on the history of the human race. The end which the author has had in view is twofold: first, to communicate such information in respect to the subjects of his narratives as is important for the general reader to possess; and, secondly, to draw such moral lessons from the events described and the characters delineated as they may legitimately teach to the people of the present age. Though written in a direct and simple style, they are intended for and addressed minds possessed of some considerable degree of maturity, for such minds only can fully appreciate the character and action which exhibits itself, as nearly all that is described in these volumes does, in close combination with the conduct and policy of governments, and the great events of international.

Contents of the book

I. Marius and Sylla 13

Ii. Cesar's Early Years 35

Iii. Advancement To The Consulship 58

Iv. The Conquest Of Gaul. 82

V. Pompey 107

Vi. Crossing The Rubicon 129

Vii. The Battle Of Pharsalia 154

Viii. Flight And Death Of Pompey 171

Ix. Cesar In Egypt- 193

X. Cesar Imperator 213

Xi. The Conspiracy 235

Xii. The Assassination 255

Author: Jacob Abbott
 Publication Date:1849

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