Definitions for Caesar
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Caesar, Julius Caesar, Gaius Julius Caesarnoun
conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
Caesar, Sid Caesar, Sidney Caesarnoun
United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)
A title of Roman emperors.
A Caesar salad.
A cocktail made from clamato (clam-tomato juice), vodka, and often garnished with celery, a Bloody Caesar.
An ancient Roman family name, notably that of Gaius Iulius Caesar
The government; society; earthly powers.
Etymology: of unclear origin. Proposed etymologies include caesaries (hair) and caesai (elephant).
Gaius Julius Caesar (; Latin: [ˈɡaːiʊs ˈjuːliʊs ˈkae̯sar]; 12 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), was a Roman general and statesman. A member of the First Triumvirate, Caesar led the Roman armies in the Gallic Wars before defeating his political rival Pompey in a civil war, and subsequently became dictator from 49 BC until his assassination in 44 BC. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. In 60 BC, Caesar, Crassus and Pompey formed the First Triumvirate, an informal political alliance that dominated Roman politics for several years. Their attempts to amass power as Populares were opposed by the Optimates within the Roman Senate, among them Cato the Younger with the frequent support of Cicero. Caesar rose to become one of the most powerful politicians in the Roman Republic through a string of military victories in the Gallic Wars, completed by 51 BC, which greatly extended Roman territory. During this time he both invaded Britain and built a bridge across the Rhine river. These achievements and the support of his veteran army threatened to eclipse the standing of Pompey, who had realigned himself with the Senate after the death of Crassus in 53 BC. With the Gallic Wars concluded, the Senate ordered Caesar to step down from his military command and return to Rome. In 49 BC, Caesar openly defied the Senate's authority by crossing the Rubicon and marching towards Rome at the head of an army. This began Caesar's civil war, which he won, leaving him in a position of near unchallenged power and influence in 45 BC. After assuming control of government, Caesar began a program of social and governmental reforms, including the creation of the Julian calendar. He gave citizenship to many residents of far regions of the Roman Republic. He initiated land reform and support for veterans. He centralized the bureaucracy of the Republic and was eventually proclaimed "dictator for life" (dictator perpetuo). His populist and authoritarian reforms angered the elites, who began to conspire against him. On the Ides of March (15 March) 44 BC, Caesar was assassinated by a group of rebellious senators led by Brutus and Cassius, who stabbed him to death. A new series of civil wars broke out and the constitutional government of the Republic was never fully restored. Caesar's great-nephew and adopted heir Octavian, later known as Augustus, rose to sole power after defeating his opponents in the last civil war of the Roman Republic. Octavian set about solidifying his power, and the era of the Roman Empire began. Caesar was an accomplished author and historian as well as a statesman; much of his life is known from his own accounts of his military campaigns. Other contemporary sources include the letters and speeches of Cicero and the historical writings of Sallust. Later biographies of Caesar by Suetonius and Plutarch are also important sources. Caesar is considered by many historians to be one of the greatest military commanders in history. His cognomen was subsequently adopted as a synonym for "Emperor"; the title "Caesar" was used throughout the Roman Empire, giving rise to modern descendants such as Kaiser and Tsar. He has frequently appeared in literary and artistic works, and his political philosophy, known as Caesarism, has inspired politicians into the modern era.
Caesar usually refers to Julius Caesar, a Roman general, statesman, historian, and author who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. It can also refer to "Caesar" as a title used in the late Roman Empire, equivalent to emperor. Furthermore, it can refer to a popular salad known as Caesar salad.
a Roman emperor, as being the successor of Augustus Caesar. Hence, a kaiser, or emperor of Germany, or any emperor or powerful ruler. See Kaiser, Kesar
Caesar is a title of imperial character. It derives from the cognomen of Julius Caesar, the Roman dictator. The change from being a familial name to a title adopted by the Roman Emperors can be dated to about AD 68/69, the so-called "Year of the Four Emperors".
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Caesar is ranked #9013 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Caesar surname appeared 3,628 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Caesar.
59.1% or 2,145 total occurrences were Black.
29.4% or 1,069 total occurrences were White.
5.3% or 195 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.3% or 123 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.6% or 59 total occurrences were Asian.
1% or 37 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of Caesar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Caesar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
When an individual is faced with a decision of bowing to Caesar or bowing his knee to God – he has to take his stand and get on his knees to God instead of Caesar.
He was my friend, faithful, and just to me, but Brutus says, he was ambitious, and Brutus is an honorable man. He hath brought many captives home to Rome, whose ransoms did the general coffers fill. Did this in Caesar seem ambitious. When the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept. Ambition should me made of sterner stuff, yet Brutus says, he was ambitious and Brutus is an honorable man.
Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
The Apostle Paul is probably writing to be read by government officials as well as by the church in Rome, the Apostle Paul knows that this letter will find its way into Caesar's household and into the hands of the civil authorities. The Apostle Paul wants them to understand two truths. One is that Christians are not out to overthrow the empire politically by claiming Jesus, and not Caesar, is Lord.
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them The good is oft interred with their bones.
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