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Julius Caesar Raises The Ransom…. On Himself?

In 75 B.C., a 25 year old Julius Caesar (not yet dictator for another 27 years) decided to further his studies after having a career as a criminal lawyer, which was not the epic seven year (minimum) journey it is today that requires passing the bar and working for dirt cheap as a public attorney until a big firm brings you on board. Regardless, it was still pretty much a prerequisite for getting into politics, which at the time, Julius Caesar wanted nothing to do with. In order to pursue his studies, he traveled to the island of Rhodes which was part of an eastern Roman province.

Which is not to be confused with Providence, Rhode Island, which is not really an island.
Which is not to be confused with Providence, Rhode Island, which is not even an island.

During this trip, Julius Caesar was captured by Cilician pirates who ran rampant through the Mediterranean sea at the time. …

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Posted March 3, 2014 by Mirabeth Natasha Ayn in Uncategorized

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