Julius Caesar (100-44 B.C.)

statue of gaius julius caesar, the famous roman emperor

Rome solved the great political problem of the ancient world in the best practicable, if not in the best conceivable, way. To C├Žsar it fell to put the crowning stroke to that work. The several states of modern Europe have all contributed, though in different degrees, to political progress, and therefore no one of them has the unique importance and glory that belongs to Rome. Continue reading