Gaius Julius Caesar

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Noun1.Gaius Julius Caesar - conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)Gaius Julius Caesar - conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
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Caius Julius Caesar, a Roman general, crossed the ancient watery boundary between Cisaplin Gaul and Italy known as the River Rubicon, thus making immortal the phrase "to cross the Rubicon," meaning "to take a decisive and irrevocable step.
The advocate, Caius Julius Caesar, was already well known in the Roman capital for his flowing and persuasive oratory and for having logged a string of successful prosecutions of corrupt governors.
Cicero's jibe caught the notice of Suetonius, who reproduced it in his Historie of Caius Julius Caesar Dictator: