Caesar's accomplishments allowed him to quickly advance in Rome. He started up a Senate and declared himself is a dictator. With his campaign, Caesar publicized his upcoming policy of clemency. This meant that he wouldn't put anyone to death or confiscate anyones property.
Caesar took it upon himself to make the bold and unexpected move of leading his legions to Spain. By doing this Caesar was trying to prevent Pompey's forces from joining the East. After a continuing campaign, Caesar returned to Rome and was elected for consul and by this, legalizing his position.
Throughout time the gladiatorial games gradually lost their connection with funerals and became an important spectacles for politicians and emperors. These gladiatorial games would take place in the arenas. At one point in time these games would take place in the Roman Forum. The Colosseum was one of the most popular of all the Roman theaters.
Gladiators were unfree individuals who lived for the amusement of the upper class. Some gladiators were free volunteers who only became gladiators for the fame. Anyone who was a gladiator was beneath the law and wasn't considered a respected citizen. Each gladiator swore to an oath that each would fight until killed by the sword. Even though gladiators were looked down on with no respect, this oath gave honor to each gladiator.
Social Structure Reviews
Leisure and entertainment would be held at theaters and other monumental structures. The theaters would taken place in plays. The theater greatly influenced drama and comedies. An Odeon was also a form of entertainment in a theater but was focused on musical performances and literature.
Restaurants were used for dinning out, this was one of the most popular leisure activities of the upper class. The high rulers or upper class would use the restaurants for political parties, banquets, and musical performances with a dinner. At Roman dinner parties, both women and men would dine together unlike the Greeks who would have them dine separately.
Caesar Crossing the Rubicon
Illegally crossed the Rubicon causing the start of the Civil War
Games of the Gladiators
Gladiators would fight for the entertainment of the upper class.
This colosseum was a monumental building used for entertainment of the upper class.
Opinion of Caesar
Caesar worked his way up the political pole of Rome and after his short campaigns, legalized his position. Caesar was appointed head of Senate once he returned from Rubicon. In Senate he was declared as the dictator. I think that Caesar publicizing the policy of clemency, he had gained more followers.