Archaeologists from the University of Leicester have discovered the first evidence for Julius Caesar’s invasion of Britain in 54BC. Continue reading “First Evidence for Caesar’s Invasion of Britain Discovered”
On This Day – 7 December 43BC
Cicero was one of the greatest orators of Rome, and lived through some of the most turbulent events at the end of the Republic. He was born on the 3rd of January in 103 BC in Arpinum, to a well-off equestrian family.
On this day April 6 46 BC the Republican forces of the Optimates led by Metellus Scipio fought against the forces of Julius Caesar outside the African city of Thapsus (modern day Tunisia). Continue reading “46 BC Caesar wins the battle of Thapsus”
15 March 44 BC – On this day, which was known as the Ides of March to the Romans Julius Caesar was assassinated. Continue reading “The Ides of March 44 BC – Caesar Assassinated”
This was one of the iconic Roman battles and illustrated the superb generalship of Julius Caesar. Continue reading “September 52 BC – The Battle of Alesia”