Freeman has written an excellent biography of Julius Caesar.
I highly recommend this literary masterpiece to anyone interested in learning about history or looking to read an excellent book.
It reads like a good fiction story, although keeping track of all the Latin names (they kept repeating) got tough.
I came to this having just read Michael Parenti’s book. There is much more detail about the life of Caesar here. This you would expect from the difference of title and focus. Read morePublished 3 months ago by G. Yates
I have read Freeman's book about Alexander the Great,which was a great read. Julius Ceasar was even better and I would recommend this book to any lover of history or person wishing... Read morePublished 4 months ago by AJS70
A good intro to caesar and the late republic. But it doesn't offer much insight and is very pro-caesar.Published 4 months ago by Haky Kim
I guess I didn't want to realize their world was small then and its people were just leaving day to day under rulers who thought bigger and were not as democratic as I think today.Published 5 months ago by Ollie
Freeman makes clear in the beginning that his biography of Caesar was inspired by students in his Latin class who knew little of this most famous Roman but wanted to know more. Read morePublished 8 months ago by R Young
It was more of a story in history about Caesar. I, in fact after finishings this, moved on to his next about Alexander the Great. I highly recommend him. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jill Cagle
Not an academic roll-out of facts, details and controversies, this book is a simple, clear and enjoyable narrative of the life of this important historical figure. Read morePublished 10 months ago by GZP