Nov 9, 2004
At the onset of 44 BC, the honors heaped upon Caesar continued and the subsequent rift between he and the aristocrats deepened. He had been named ?Pater Patriae? or Father of the Country and Dictator Perpetuus or Dictator for Life. This title even began to show up on coinage bearing Caesar?s likeness, clearly placing him above all others in Rome. Some among the population even referred to him as ?Rex? for King, but this Caesar refused to accept, at least publicly….