- 1A title used by Roman emperors, especially those from Augustus to Hadrian.More example sentences
- Today's Vatican is a creation of the great Renaissance popes, who used the symbolism of the Rome of the Caesars to dominate the Roman barons and establish Rome as the seat of the church.
- These passages could be seen in the socio-political sweep of their emperors, Caesars, and pharaons as case studies in forced labor and territorial control.
- Perhaps 40 years ago the rich hired courtroom sketch artists; perhaps in Roman times the Caesars commanded artisans to instantly fix the event in mosaic tiles.
- 1.1An autocrat.More example sentences
- Treat any chief executive as a Caesar and pretty soon he'll behave like one.
- You are acting as a Ceasar of territories, conquering land and sea to gain control of the Empire.
- Do you see yourself as a Ceasar?
- A person who is required to be above suspicion.[with reference to Plutarch's Caesar ( x. 6) 'I thought my wife ought not even to be under suspicion']More example sentences
- The media, he says, like to ‘out’ a referee who is supposed to be like Caesar's wife, completely above suspicion.
- They have to be like Caesar's wife - totally above suspicion.
- Still, they expect their leaders to be, like Caesar's wife, above suspicion.
Middle English: from Latin Caesar, family name of the Roman statesman Caesar, Julius.
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