Essays Tagged: "Caligula"

What lead to the fall of the roman empire - Breif Summary

military strategists. Rome did however have its share of bad emperors as well. Some examples being Caligula, Nero, and Commodus. Rome had always had its fair share of bad emperors. But there always f ...

(1 pages) 120 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Caligula: In Sickness and in Wealth This is a term paper about the life, reign and downfall of the Roman emperor Caligula

tory has shown that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. The Roman emperor Gaius "Caligula" represents a perfect example of this truism. Caligula's abuse of power resulted in his own ... paigns for Tiberius and was respected and adored by the people for his lenient and benevolent ways. Caligula had anything but a normal childhood. He lived in an atmosphere of paranoia, suspicion, and ...

(18 pages) 102 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Some causes for the fall of the Roman Empire (Massive Slavery, invasion, curruption of the government) (also talks about Christianity)

the fall of the empire.Nero was one of the worst rulers that Rome ever saw. He was the successor of Caligula, also one of the worst rulers, and ruled from 54-69 CE, taking the throne at the age of 16. ... of setting the city on fire, were massacred in a spectacular fashion on the Vatican Hill."Nero and Caligula weren't the only problem with Roman authority. In the later parts of the empire's history, ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Where the Roman Authorities Justified in Claiming that the Campaign of 43ad was a Brilliant success

of 43ad was a Brilliant successThe roman emperor Claudius was the successor to the tyrannical ruler Caligula. The imperial guard murdered Caligula because they had had enough of his wicked ways. When ...

(5 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


chological warfare against enemy populations.Roman emperors such as Tiberius (reigned AD 14-37) and Caligula (reigned AD 37-41) used banishment, expropriation of property, and execution as means to di ...

(1 pages) 26 1 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Was the position in the Praetorian Guard or as a Praetorian Prefect a path to power?

berius died in 37 AD, and was succeeded by his grand nephew Gaius Caesar Germanicus, later known as Caligula. It was also rumoured that Quintus Naevius Cordus Sutorius Macro, who was Tiberius' later P ... erius' later Praetorian Prefect, killed the aged and ill Tiberius by smothering him, only to ensure Caligula's succession. On appointment of Caligula becoming emperor, Macro retained his command as Pr ...

(8 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The madness of Gaius Caligula of Rome - An explemation in Psychology

The Madness of Gaius Caligula of Rome The madness of Caligula is a well-known fact. The very mention of his name c ... in, who were committed to policy and consistent in their ruthlessness, there was no predicting what Caligula may do next (Ferrill, as paraphrased in Bootikins, 1991). Many factors may have contributed ... rned behavior. Born in 12 AD as Gaius Augustus Germananicus, he was affectionately nicknamed Caligula or "Little Boots" by the roman soldiers under his father's command, a well-known general. H ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The roman empire

ine area. His rule was characterized by increasingly withdrawn and autocratic power. His successor, Caligula, went quickly insane, prompting the Praetorian Guard to murder him and proclaim Claudius Em ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Julio - Claudians

who ruled Rome until the death of Nero in AD 68.The Julio-Claudians emperors were Tiberius, Gaius (Caligula), Claudius and Nero. They ruled the Roman Empire from AD 14-68. They have today, become som ... eople were relieved at his death.The successor of Tiberius was his grandson, Gaius, better known as Caligula (C.E. 37-41), initially a popular and competent ruler. He abolished the treason trials orde ...

(4 pages) 1259 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Life Of A Gladiator

ll fighting to the death that is not a very good right. Some emperors became fanatics of the games. Caligula even forced people that were free to fight and Commodus is said to have fought as a gladiator.

(2 pages) 1129 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Albert Camus

works were a novel, The Stranger, a book of philosophical essays, The Myth of Sisyphus, and a play, Caligula. He also deals with the absurd in the play, Cross Purpose, the essays, Resistance, Rebellio ... oose not to practice a religion can connect and understand the theme and moral of the story. Caligula is a play about an insane Roman emperor named Caligula who has an incestuous relationship w ...

(10 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Caligula,claudius,and Nero

r had become a position of such prestige and power, that it turned the heads of weak-minded rulers. Caligula,the first of these, had a marble stable and an ivory manger built for his horse. Then he pr ... atues of gods in the empire to be brought, and decapitated.His own likeness was placed on the necks.Caligula's insanity was so apparent that his won gaurd plotted against him, and after a rule of only ...

(1 pages) 1273 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


s garden parties with the burning corpses of Christians. AD 37 marked the emergence of Gaius Caesar Caligula as the ruler of Rome. He brutally crucified hundreds of people, murdered members of the ari ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Agrippina the Younger and Hilary Clinton: A comparison of their influential reigns

sed the deaths of many of her family members and was also subjected to malevolence from her brother Caligula when he became the emperor after Tiberius in 37BC. It was after being brought back from exi ... when he became the emperor after Tiberius in 37BC. It was after being brought back from exile under Caligula's orders that Agrippina's life began to strive not only physically but also politically. Un ...

(14 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How Nero’s Parents effected his future decisions as Emperor

ina's uncle, was chosen and supported by the Praetorian Guard to take the throne after the death of Caligula. Upon the passing of Messolina, Claudius's wife, Lucius Vitellius persuaded the senate to a ... .Barr Smith LibraryFawaz, Mohamed. Cruelty and Immorality in Rome: The Times of Caligula, Messalina, and Nero.Barr Smith LibraryMyers, Robert. Stages of Social- ...

(8 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History