As an aristocrat, young Julius Caesar received a good education as a child. Young Julius Caesar learned Greek and Latin, philosophy, and most importantly, rhetoric - the art of persuasive argument. When Julius Caesar was only twelve, he was taken to the
senate to hear the speeches and debates and to watch the politicians at work
102/100 BCE: Gaius Julius Caesar was born (by Caesarean section according to an unlikely legend) of Aurelia and Gaius Julius Caesar, a praetor. His family had noble, patrician roots, although they were neither rich nor influential in this period. His aunt Julia
was the wife of Gaius Marius, leader of the Popular faction.
also, a source mentioned he was kidnapped by pirates (?)