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The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination
By Robertson Dean (narrator) and Barry Strauss
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Tantor Media Inc
Publication date March 3, 2015
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781494509446
ISBN-10 149450944X
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 5.75 in.
Weight 0.46 lbs.
Original list price $39.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: William Shakespeare's gripping play showed Caesar's assassination to be an amateur and idealistic affair. The real killing, however, was a carefully planned paramilitary operation, a generals' plot put together by Caesar's disaffected officers and designed with precision. Brutus and Cassius were indeed key players, but they had the help of a third man-Decimus. He was the mole in Caesar's entourage, one of Caesar's leading generals, and a lifelong friend. It was he, not Brutus, who truly betrayed Caesar. Caesar's assassins saw him as a military dictator who wanted to be king. He threatened a permanent change in the Roman way of life and in the power of senators. The assassins rallied support among the common people, but they underestimated Caesar's soldiers, who flooded Rome. The assassins were vanquished; their beloved Republic became the Roman Empire.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780415155847
 
With Leon Homo, Barry Strauss | from Routledge (May 1, 1996); titled "Roman Political Institutions"
9780415155847 | details & prices | List price $380.00
This edition also contains Roman Political Institutions
About: Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781494509446 Book cover for 9781494559441
 
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With Barry Strauss | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (March 3, 2015)
9781494509446 | details & prices | 6.50 × 5.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.46 lbs | List price $39.99
About: William Shakespeare's gripping play showed Caesar's assassination to be an amateur and idealistic affair.
With Barry Strauss | Mp3 una edition from Tantor Media Inc (March 3, 2015)
9781494559441 | details & prices | 5.50 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $29.99

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