Chapter Fifteen. Caesar's Political and Military Legacy to the Roman Emperors

  1. Miriam Griffin Emeritus Fellow
  1. Barbara Levick Emeritus Fellow Tutor

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308440.ch15

A Companion to Julius Caesar

A Companion to Julius Caesar

How to Cite

Levick, B. (2009) Caesar's Political and Military Legacy to the Roman Emperors, in A Companion to Julius Caesar (ed M. Griffin), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308440.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Somerville College, Oxford, UK

Author Information

  1. St. Hilda's College, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149235

Online ISBN: 9781444308440

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Keywords:

  • Caesar's reputation at Rome;
  • Caesar's political and military legacy to Roman emperors;
  • Caesar's legacy - to his successors in power;
  • Caesar and his acts - Any heir of Caesar would have a problem, had been assassinated as a tyrant;
  • Caesar's final Augustan appearance, in Augustus' ultimate presentation of himself - the Res Gestae, as initiator of building schemes left incomplete for Augustus' attention;
  • name of Caesar - development in dynastic regime of Augustus and his successors was claiming Caesar a fossilized place in history

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Caesar and his Acts

  • The Name of Caesar

  • Further Reading