nce, and his love and reverence for her are highly honorable to both.
In the year 86, when Caesar was still a boy, he was appointed a priest of Jupiter. This office was a perfunctory one and had little real religious significance. In 83 he married Cornelia, the daughter of Cinna, an act which identified him thus early with the Populares; for Cinna was a very prominent leader of that party. It was soon after this that Sulla, the leader of theOptimates, returned from Asia Minor with, and truthful, Caesar gives us such insight into these nations as serves to explain many of their present political and social peculiarities.
Important Events in Caesar's Life.
B.C. 100Born, July 12th.
83Marries Cornelia, the Daughter of Cinna.
80-78Serves with the Army in Asia.
76-75Studies Oratory at Rhodes.
61Propraetor in Spain.