Caesar (title)

Caesar (title)

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Caesar (plural Caesars; Latin: Caesar, plural: Caesares) 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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Famous quotes containing the word caesar:

    The things that we want we willingly believe, and the things that we think we expect everyone else to think.
    —Julius Caesar [Gaius Julius Caesar] (100–44 B.C.)