Still today, his presence is felt in Rome on a daily basis– from the spot of his assassination by the tram depot at Largo Argentin to the Forum of Caesar,and his Curia in the Roman Forum (rebuilt in the late third century AD). This summer I examined some of his haunts in the Forum, the Palatine and the Campus Martius and discussed one of the most complex characters in world history. One of the most stirring places for me is to gaze at the eastern and western ends of the forum– where you have the remains of the rostra (speaker’s platform), where his body was displayed, and the Temple of divinized Caesar on the other end.
- Little Caesar’s Pizza: Cicero would get it
- Twelve Caesars (Philadelphia): Suetonius’ 1980s hot-spot
- Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, all of it
- Tie between Julio Cèsar Chavez and Caesar Augustus: Greatest Mexican Boxer and Greatest Teen-age Whiz Kid