Alea iacta est. – The die has been cast. About this Latin proverb: What is the meaning? What about the author? About language and grammar?

Julius Caesar Crossing the Rubicon




“Alea iacta est” (short summary)


This phrase is attributed to Julius Caesar as he led his army across the Rubicon river in Northern Italy (49 BC). 

With this step, he began his long civil war against Pompey and the Optimates. 


Picture: Caesar crossing the Rubicon

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