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30 Topic Pages Found in History Ancient and starting with the letter C
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Open Caesar, Julius
Caesar, Julius

100 or 102-44 BC Roman general, statesman and dictator Caesar was a member of the Julii, an ancient patrician family. His aunt was the wife of Marius

Open Cambrian period
Cambrian period

[Lat. Cambria =Wales], first period of the Paleozoic geologic era (see Geologic Timescale , table) extending from approximately 570 to 505 million

Open Canaan (Canaanites--History)
Canaan (Canaanites--History)

The term Canaan designates the geographical region on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, roughly from modern Lebanon and the southern portion

Open Cannibalism
Cannibalism

Cannibalism, also called anthropophagy, is the human act of eating parts of the human body, including, but not limited to, flesh, muscles, and blood.

Carolingians

( kărӘlĭn'jēӘnz ), dynasty of Frankish rulers, founded in the 7th cent. by Pepin of Landen , who, as mayor of the palace, ruled the East Frankish

Open Catholic Church
Catholic Church

All Catholics are Christian, but not all Christians are Catholics. So the confusion begins. Christians accept that Jesus of Nazareth is the Christ or

Catiline, approximately 108 B.C.-62 B.C.

(Lucius Sergius Catilina) kăt'ĭlīn , c.108 B.C.–62 B.C., Roman politician and conspirator. At first a conservative and a partisan of Sulla, he was

Open Cato, Marcus Porcius, 234 B.C.-149 B.C.
Cato, Marcus Porcius, 234 B.C.-149 B.C.

( kā'tō ) or Cato the Censor, Lat. Cato Major or Cato Censorius, 234–149 B.C., Roman statesman and moralist, whose full name was Marcus Porcius Cato.

Cato the Younger

Marcus Porcius Cato (95–46 BCE ), great-grandson of M. Porcius Cato the Censor, was one of the most influential figures in the Late Roman Republic.

Open Catullus, Gaius Valerius
Catullus, Gaius Valerius

(Caius Valerius Catullus) kӘtŭl'Әs , 84? B.C.–54? B.C., Roman poet, b. Verona. Of a well-to-do family, he went c.62 B.C. to Rome. He fell deeply in