Gaius Julius Caesar (20 BCE – 21 February 4 CE), most usually known as Gaius Caesar or Caius Caesar, was the most established child of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa and Julia the Elder. He was conceived between 14 August and 13 September 20 BCE or as per different sources in 23 September 20 BCE. Initially named Gaius Vipsanius Agrippa, when he was embraced by his maternal granddad the Roman ruler, Augustus, of the Julian gens, his name was appropriately changed to Gaius Julius Caesar.
Despite the fact that Roman selection practices may infer the utilization of the surname Vipsanianus, there is no artistic or material proof to show this name was ever utilized by any of Agrippa's children received by Augustus.
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Gaius was embraced alongside his sibling Lucius Caesar in 17 BCE by their maternal granddad, the Roman Emperor Augustus, who named the two young men as his beneficiaries. In 6 BCE the Roman plebs disturbed for Gaius to be made diplomat, regardless of the way that he was just 14 and had not yet expected the frock virilis. As a trade off, it was concurred that he ought to have the privilege to sit in the Senate House, and he was made emissary designatus with the expectation that he ought to accept the consulship in his twentieth year. Gaius was right now made "Youth Leader", an honorific that made him one of the typical leaders of the equestrian request. Lucius, three years his lesser, was allowed the same respects after the fitting interim had slipped by. Sanctuaries and statues were raised in their honor. In 1 BCE he was made armed force authority in the East and made a peace settlement with Phraates V on an island in the stream Euphrates. In 1 CE, he was made Consul with Lucius Aemilius Paullus as his partner.
In 1 BCE, he wedded his relative, Livilla, little girl of Drusus the Elder and Antonia Minor. This union had no issues.
Lucius passed on at Massalia in Gaul on 21 or 22 February CE 2 and his cenotaph is arranged there. Gaius passed away two years after the fact in Lycia at 24 years old, subsequent to being injured amid a crusade in Artagira, Armenia.
The passing of both Gaius and Lucius, the Emperor's two most supported beneficiaries, drove Augustus to embrace his stepson, Tiberius, and his sole remaining grandson, Postumus Agrippa as his new beneficiaries.
Tacitus proposed that there may be been treachery included in the passing of Gaius and that Gaius' stride mother Livia may have taken part in his demise. Livia's assumed thought process may have been to coordinate the increase of her own child Tiberius as beneficiary to Augustus.