In ancient Rome they had many types of government. Around the time of Julius Caesar there was a type of government called a republic. The Romans copied the Greece’s idea of government, democracy, but changed it to where it best suited them. The Republic was appointed after the one-man rule in Rome. After the republic, it split into three branches. Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. Later on in ancient Rome there was a ruler named Julius Caesar. Caesar is known for many things, conquering Gaul, being the victor of the Roman civil war, and the dictator of Rome. Before he was assassinated, he was launching a series of political and social reforms. Julius Caesar is known as one of the most powerful leaders. The roman Republic later fell due to Octavian establishing the new empire instead of the republic.