In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Under the Caesars of the late Republic and throughout the history of the Empire, combined with the forces of individualism and barbarian invasion, the Empire collapsed.
- Rome was still some 2,500-odd years away, but Memnon would have fit right in with the Caesars and Augustuses of later times.
- One can only live well in the dear shadow of Sicily, under the rule of a prince who eclipses that of the Caesars!
- Marcus Aurelius, a pretty decent Caesar as Caesars go, could not pass a law against his depraved son, Commodus.
- In 1869, at the age of thirteen, he assembled images from visits to Rome, Naples, and Munich in an album given to him by his mother, his themes included Greek and Roman poets, the first Caesars, and classical statues.
- Perhaps 40 years ago the rich hired courtroom sketch artists; perhaps in Roman times the Caesars commanded artisans to instantly fix the event in mosaic tiles.
- The king of the gods outlines Roman history down to the point of the Caesars.
- Similarly, the genealogy of Roman imperial rule represented by the busts of the twelve Caesars in the tipper portico anticipated the genealogical unfolding of Farnese ducal rule in Parma and Piacenza represented in the lower portico.
- These passages could be seen in the socio-political sweep of their emperors, Caesars, and pharaons as case studies in forced labor and territorial control.
- He founded a dynasty that lasted until the Caesars conquered them.
- His work was adored by the Caesars and quickly became part of the traditional Roman school and literature program.
- Charlemagne's great new palace at Aachen was built on classical Roman lines, embellished with sculptures and bronzes which would not have disgraced the Rome of the Caesars.
- Today's Vatican is a creation of the great Renaissance popes, who used the symbolism of the Rome of the Caesars to dominate the Roman barons and establish Rome as the seat of the church.
- Go back to the Rome of the Caesars and Nero and Caligula.
- You are acting as a Ceasar of territories, conquering land and sea to gain control of the Empire.
- Treat any chief executive as a Caesar and pretty soon he'll behave like one.
- Do you see yourself as a Ceasar?
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