What Was the Significance of Caesar Crossing the Rubicon?
On 10 January 49 BC, Roman general Julius Caesar defied an ultimatum set to him by the Senate. If he brought his veteran armies across the river ...
#OnThisDay in 49 BC Julius Caesar made perhaps the riskiest decision of his life when he crossed the Rubicon with his army - declaring war on the Roman Republic. As Caesar said when he made the crossing, 'the die is cast'. There was no turning back