AncientRome was a great and power empire. According to legend Rome was founded by 2 brothers,and the demi gods Romulus Remus. Rome originally was a small town on the banksof Tiber. It later grew rapidly by trade and military preparation.
Later this town came to be a vast country andgained power and respect. Rome became powerful due to Julius Cesar and his risein power causing Rome to rain over 15-25 percent of the world. Firstwe must understand Rome in its Time. Rome name came too be due to a locallegend that is. Romulus a demi god killed his brother Remus for the spot ofruler of Rome. Through time Rome began trade with the Greek overall buildingthere culture through them, from the Greece they barrowed literacy religion andfundamentals of architecture. Through trades Rome grew and grew and thenstarted to create there government.
In Roman society, the aristocrats were known as patricians. Thehighest positions in the governmentwere held by two consuls, or leaders, who ruled the Roman Republic. A senate composed of patricians electedthese consuls. At this time, lower-class citizens, or plebeians, had virtuallyno say in the government. RomeIt began as a tiny village along the Tiber River. It was an excellentlocation. The soil was good so crops could be grown easily.
It wassurrounded by 7 hills, and was an excellent source of fresh drinking andbathing water. This was a excellent way for Rome to trade their fresh water,creating an excellent way to rise. Julius Cesar was more or less the mostinfluential person of his time. During his rise he was able to put 15-25percent of the world’s population under his control. First understand how Cesarhelp in power roman we first must look at how he came to power. Cesar startedoff his life on dangerous footing, as a young man his dream was too becomes apolitical figure.
He first started off in the military aspect from assistant togovernor. After this Cesar left the army to gain supporter and become a public speaker” Friends, Romans, countrymen”( chapter 12 page16 Julius Cesar), lend me your ears;. He then returned to Rome. He thenpoured his life into politics; everything in his life had to do withgovernment.
For example he married several times each for political boost andfinancial growth. He den created analliance with Pompey and Crassus. This causedhim to rise to be a dictator.
During Cesar rain he took over land expandingRome territory in Europe, Italy, and Mediterranean. He started with the siege of Mytilene the 2ndhighest military decoration for a citizen. He then won the civil war betweenhis partners Pompey. These battles caused the new order of Rome.
Thereforehaving a genius in war was a great asset towards Rome. Julius Cesar also helped get ride off issues in Rome tobetter there empire. For example Cesar help get rid of money issues in Rome.For example When Caesar became dictator; Rome was experiencing financial crisesdue to the civil wars which had taken place recently. The real estate valueshad collapsed and there was little too no money.. Julius Caesar ordered that propertyowner must not hold more than 80,000..
He also passed a law which placed restrictions on ostentatiousattire, funeral costs and banquets. This overall helped them gainmaterial due to it being a growth in material sales overall causing militaryexpansion due to more weapons being built. He also helped relieve the poor bygiving land too families above 3 children, and offered jobs in the public toaloe people to gain more money. He also got rid of civil war debts basicallyallowing new slates for commoners. Julius Cesar also reformed areas in his control making them better andstronger than before.
For example the ancient cities of Carthageand Corinth were rebuilt on his orders. The ancient Carthaginian civilization was destroyedby the romans and rebuilt. A new city was built on the same land Cesar owned.That city ended up being the second largest land in Cesar control populationbeing at a large amount of 500,000. The ancient Greek city of Corinth, which had alsobeen destroyed by the Romans was rebuilt and is also a properties city even till thisday. Therefore Cesar re made the Rome cities and they became stronger andbetter than ever.
Overall Julius Cesar was a powerful man and was thereason Rome came to power. There is clear evidence to support that being, hehelp financial issues, supported thepoor and raised jobs, was a genius war dictator, and helped conquer largeamounts of land expanding Rome, and lastly re built cities causing them too bestronger and better than ever.