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Julius Caesar Had Mini-Strokes, Not Seizures

“I came to Rome when it was a city of stone … and left it a city of marble.”
Julius Caesar

MANY SAY HE DIED FROM SEIZURES, but could Julius Caesar have had strokes? In the years following his extraordinary rise to absolute power in the Roman empire, the Gaius Julius Caesar may have had epilepsy.

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Michael Hunter MD

Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com