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Julius Caesar

The works listed will allow your students to further explore the theme of The Breakdown of Authority and other themes related to Julius Caesar:


Fiction
Anderson, Paul L. Swords in the North. New York: Biblio, 1957. A story about Caesar's conquest of Britain. (easy)

Crozier, William. The Fates Are Laughing. New York: Harcourt, 1945. A novel of ancient Rome in the days of Tiberius (42 B.C.-A.D. 37) and the early Christians. (average)

Warner, Rex. Imperial Caesar. Boston: Little, 1960. Fictional account of Caesar's recollections of 15 years as he lies sleepless the night before his fatal visit to the senate. (average)


Nonfiction
Bradford, Ernie. Julius Caesar: The Pursuit of Power. New York: Morrow, 1984. Critical account of the rise and fall of Julius Caesar. (challenge)

Caesar, Julius. The Battle for Gaul. Translated by Anne and Peter Wiseman. London: Chatto, 1980. Readable, illustrated translation of Caesar's best-known work about his conquest of Gaul.

Chute, Marchette. Stories from Shakespeare. New York: New American Library (a Mentor Book), 1959. Retelling of all 36 plays in modern language. (easy)