Caligula has been known to history as a colorful emperor. He is the youngest
son of Germanicus Ceaser and the grandnephew of Tiberius. Caligula as a child
was said to have been very ill with a high fever that probably affected his mind.
That would explain all the strange things that he did throughout his life.
Gaius was given the name Caligula (Latin for “little boot”) in the military
camps where he spent some of
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and tells all that he is not really ill, but is
metamorphasizing into a god. He then forces the Senate to deify himself and his
three sisters. He also forces the Sensate to make his horse a Senator on the
grounds that it is Alexander The Great’s horse reincarnated. This all becomes
too much for the people of Rome. The leader of the Praetorian Guard leads a
revolt and Caligula is assassinated on January 24, 41.