Category Archives: Roman Senate
Today in History: 15 March 44 BC
Assassination of Julius Caesar
On this day in 44 BC, Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by a number of Roman senators including Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus.
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For more on the Julius Caesar, read the following books:
Julius Caesar, by Jacob Abbott
Julius Caesar, by James Anthony Froude
Portraitures of Julius Caesar, by Frank J. Scott
Today in History: 24 January 41AD
Roman Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (Caligula) Assassinated
On this day in 41 AD, Roman Emperor Caligua was assassinated after almost 4 years as emperor (37 AD to 41 AD). The assassination conspiracy involved members of the Praetorian Guard and the Roman Senate. He was succeeded by Claudius as emperor.
Caligula was born on the 31st August 12 AD. His reign as emperor is remembered for the final two years of his rule, years that were marked with great cruelty.
For a treatment on the life of Caligula, download the book ‘The Lives of the Twelve Caesars,’ by Seutonius. This book contains a chapter on Caligula.
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