Julius Caesar and the Point of No Return: The Show Notes

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Here is a picture of the Rubicon in winter, when Julius Caesar crossed it. No idea if this is the same river.

Our modern sources for this episode include:

Adrian Goldsworthy’s Caesar: Life of a Colossus

Patricia Southern’s Julius Caesar: A Life

Jack Johnson’s Ambition without Boundaries: How Julius Caesar’s Thirst for Conquest Shaped the Ancient World, and Impacted the Modern One

And our ancient sources include:

Plutarch’s Parallel Lives (Bernadotte Perrin translation):

Life of Caesar
Life of Crassus
Life of Pompey
Life of Cicero
Life of Cato

Suetonius’ Twelve Caesars: Life of Caesar (J.C. Rolfe translation)

Cassius Dio’s Roman History (Earnest Cary translation)

Appian’s Gallic War (Horace White translation)

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