Cultural depictions of Julius Caesar

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Gaius Julius Caesar (100 BC – 44 BC), one of the most influential men in world history, has frequently appeared in literary and artistic works since ancient times.

Ancient literary works[edit]

Medieval works[edit]

Caesar and Joshua as part of the Nine Worthies (16th century)
Shakespeare's First Folio
Fountain in Olomouc

Renaissance and modern works[edit]

  • In Historia de omnibus gothorum sueonumque regibus (History of all Kings of Goths and Swedes) by Johannes Magnus, published in 1554. Caesar appears as a contemporary of the Swedish King Lindormus.





Modern works[edit]









  • Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego features Julius Caesar in one of its stages.
  • Caesar is depicted as Akihiko Sanada's ultimate persona in Persona 3.
  • Fallout: New Vegas depicts a dictator who patterns himself after the various Caesares, Julius in particular.
  • Julius Caesar appears as the leader of the Roman Empire in the Civilization series of strategy games.
  • Caesar is mentioned in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood as a Templar and that his assassination by Brutus and other members of the Assassin Order is to prevent the Templars from gaining power in Rome. Brutus' account of the killing is told in Assassin's Creed: Project Legacy.
  • In Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome, a player can act as Julius Caesar.
  • Gaius Julius Caesar appears as a servant in the mobile game Fate/Grand Order, summoned as the class of Saber.
  • In the Total War: Rome 2 expansion Casesar in Gaul as a playable General.



  1. ^ "Benetton Group: Evolution of Communication Strategy" Accessed 21 February 2010
  2. ^ Talbot Mundy: Philosopher of Adventure: A Critical Biography by Brian Taves. McFarland, 2006 (pp. 137–143)
  3. ^ Nuttall, Chris (11 July 2013). "Review: First Citizen by Thomas T. Thomas". Amazing Stories. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Life of Caesar Podcast" Accessed 2 September 2015

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