Friday, October 21, 2016

Fact of the Day: Venus Caesar

Julius Caesar had claimed that he was a descendant of the goddess Venus. 

10 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

He made the most out of being the son of the Goddess of Love! A contemporary quotation about the bisexual Julius Caesar said that he was "every woman's husband and every husband's wife."

Pat Hatt said...

Ego much?

Lois said...

Interesting!

stephen Hayes said...

His family used this claim to offset the fact that they were a noble family but a poor one.

Jen said...

Of course he did, such an egomaniac.

Al Penwasser said...

Venus.
Hubba Hubba

Martha said...

Well, that's interesting. I didn't know that.

Christine said...

really!

Huggybear said...

That was "NORMAL" sexual behaviour in those days.
Incest was quite common.
Colin

Kay said...

He didn't pick Zeus? Venus? Gracious! Must be Cleopatra's doing.