New theory: Why Julius Caesar's personality changed

April 16, 2015 5:28 PM

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New theory: Why Julius Caesar's personality changed

Julius Caesar crumpled to the ground during the Battle of Thapsus in 46BC, and theories for the dizziness and limb weakness said to have caused that fall have ranged from epilepsy to malaria seizures and parasitic infection, the Guardian notes.

But now two Imperial College London researchers have proposed his vertigo and subsequent personality changes may have been the result of mini-strokes, the AFP reports.

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