“Perhaps it was from his mother that Caesar first learned to practise one of his greatest skills, the art of distinguishing an acceptable risk from a reckless gamble”. - The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic:
Caligula& favorite horse, Incitatus, lived in a marble stable, with an ivory manger. Caligula also tried to make him a consul — the highest elected office of the Roman Republic and the most important job in the government.
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