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January 10, 49 BCE

On January 10, 49 BCE, Julius Caesar defied the Roman Senate and crossed the Rubicon River with his troops. He is said to have uttered “alea iacta est” which means “the die is cast” and signaled the start of the Roman civil war which he won by defeating all of his opponents by 45 BCE. … Continue reading

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