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Soon after he went again to Spain to destroy the last of the Pompeian forces, led by Pompey’s sons. He was then master of the Greco-Roman world. The Dictatorship and Assassination of Caesar In 44 bc Caesar was powerful enough to have himself made dictator for life. He planned to use his power to put through many far-reaching and much-needed reforms. Deeming himself a person of high destiny, he lived with pomp and ceremony. He offended the republicans— those who opposed the establishment of a monarchy—by having his statue set up alongside the statues of the early kings of Rome.

He fell dead at the foot of Pompey’s statue. for the constitutions of the municipia, units of local self-government for Roman citizens. He also increased the size of the Senate and made its composition more representative of the Roman population. The Rise of Octavian Caesar’s death led to a power struggle in Rome. His old soldiers rallied to Octavian, Antony and Cleopatra, G. Lerouisse. The Bridgeman Art Library/Getty Images 44 World Domination TK 45 Ancient Rome Caesar’s son by adoption and now his heir.

First Punic War The First Punic War was brought on by a clash between Roman and Carthaginian forces over the city of Messina, Sicily. A group of mercenary soldiers had established themselves in the city. When attacked by forces led by Hiero II of Syracuse, they appealed to both Rome and Carthage for help. Both responded and began fighting with each other. By gaining mastery of the sea, Rome was able to defeat Carthage. Final victory came on March 10, 241, in a naval battle off the west coast of Sicily.

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