The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People's History of Ancient Rome


The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People’s History of Ancient Rome

Paper given by Michael Parenti

Given on April 5, 1998 in Seattle

Parenti discusses ideas that will be realized in his 2003 book The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People’s History of Ancient Rome. The book’s central argument is that Julius Caesar was assassinated because wealthy and conservative elites wanted to block Caesar’s reforms.


About History of the Ancient World