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Presented in a lively, full-color graphic-novel style, history comes alive in this groundbreaking curriculum-based series, developed with special consideration for the high-low reader. From the content areas of American history, European history, and ancient history, readers will marvel at the conflicts, triumphs, struggles, and accomplishments of these key historical figures. Each title in the series includes historical background text, maps, primary source images, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. These titles are sure to be received warmly by students, teachers, and librarians alike. Ambitious, ruthless, shrewd, cruel, and intelligent are a few of the words that have been used to describe this man who changed the course of civilization, Caesar's military conquests and political alliances altered Rome's decaying system of government, producing the greatest of all ancient empires. This richly illustrated graphic novel takes readers on a journey to the ancient world where political intrigue and military might gave birth not only to the rise of Caesar but also to his bloody assassination.