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Julius Caesar, in armor and holding a letter, swims out to a ship. Illumination by the Boucicaut Master, in Boccaccio, Des cas des nobles hommes et femmes, trans. Laurent de Premierfait. French, Paris, c. 1415. Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment. MS. 63, fol. 198v. Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

Julius Caesar: Scene, Civil Wars | Histoire universelle depuis la Création jusqu’a César | France | ca. 1390-1400 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Julius Caesar: Scene, receiving Head of Pompey | Histoire universelle depuis la Création jusqu’a César | France | ca. 1390-1400 | The Morgan Library & Museum

'Julius Caesar, Escaping from the Island of Pharos, Swims to a Boat while Holding a Letter' (Anon., c. 1413-1415).

Roman Ships

- A Roman war ship , trieme . Sometimes these carried up to a hundred legionaries and a catapult ./tcc/

A life-size bust thought to depict Julius Caesar was found in the Rhône at Arles in 2007. Photograph by Rémi Bénali -Musée Départemental Arles Antique-