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1

'dictator forever'

named 'Dictator Perpetuo' in 44BC

2

Raised the senate to ...

900

3

Building policy

-food protection
-road improvements
-draining of local marshes
-new Forum (Forum iulium)

4

Developed...

colonies in provinces

5

How he was merciful

pursued a policy of clemency towards those who had fought against him in the civil war

6

Why there was hostility at this time and why he was assassinated

-Brutus was descended from Lucius Junius Brutus who believed that no man should have the power to rule Rome - overthrew king Tarquinius - weight of name
-people feared what he could do with all his power

7

When and where does Caesar defeat Pompey?

Pharsalus - 48BC

8

Caesar’s assassination

“Liberators” among the Senate stabbed him 23 times in Ideas of March 44BC (15th March) at Theatre of Pompey (where the senate were due to meet)