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Authorial Third Person Narration--in Thucydides, Josephus, Xenophon, and Caesar--Versus the Gospel of Matthew

One of the issues that pops up frequently, when discussing the authorial anonymity of the Gospel of Matthew, is how a number of Classical authors refer to themselves in the third person, when narrating historical events in which they themselves had taken part. 2,250 more words


Appian: The Civil Wars

The Civil Wars
Appian of Alexandria
Translated from the Greek by John Carter
(Penguin Classics, 1996)
xliii + 436 p.

Lives of the Noble Romans… 2,407 more words


Julius Caesar and the Caesarean section

Julius Caesar was born on 13 July 100 BC and died on the Ides of March (15 March) of 44 BC.
He was a Roman general and statesman who played a critical role in the events that led to the end of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. 216 more words

On This Day

Happy Birthday Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar was born in 100 BC, making him 2118 today.  We know this because of the calendar he gave us.

A populist politician in the mould of the brothers Gracchus and his own Great Uncle Gaius Marius.  291 more words


July 13 in history

100 BC  Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, was born  (d. 44 BC).

1174   William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173–1174, was captured by forces loyal to Henry II. 512 more words


The Mercantile Reign of Julius Caesar

On the 12th or of July 100 BC Julius Caesar is believed to have been born in Rome, Italy, although this date is debatable. A legendary historical figure, he is renown for opposing the military dictator Sulla as a teenager and almost losing his life over it. 677 more words