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Lesson overview:Who was Julius Caesar?

  • He was a renowned general, politician and scholar in ancient Rome.
  • He conquered the vast region of Gaul and helped initiate the end of the Roman Republic when he became dictator of the Roman Empire.
  • He was a renowned general, politician and scholar in ancient Rome.
  • He conquered the vast region of Gaul and helped initiate the end of the Roman Republic when he became dictator of the Roman Empire.

In this lesson we will learn about one of the most famous Romans in history -Julius Caesar. We will explore his personal accomplishments, his war with Gaul and how he became the dictator of the Roman Empire.