Bold emphasis mine.Vulcan59 said:XLV. It is said that he was tall, of a fair complexion, round limbed, rather full faced, with eyes black and piercing; and that he enjoyed excellent health, except towards the close of his life, when he was subject to sudden fainting-fits, and disturbance in his sleep.
This above bit of info intrigued me. Further on down the same link:
I have a lot more reading to do, but I'll be keeping this in the back of my mind.(38) LVII. He was perfect in the use of arms, an accomplished rider, and able to endure fatigue beyond all belief.
LXXXI. Caesar had warning given him of his fate by indubitable (50) omens. ... On account of these omens, as well as his infirm health, he was in some doubt whether he should not remain at home, and defer to some other opportunity the business which he intended to propose to the senate; but Decimus Brutus advising him not to disappoint the senators, who were numerously assembled, and waited his coming, he was prevailed upon to go, and accordingly (51) set forward about the fifth hour.
Was he being poisoned? Did his constitution slow the effect of the poison but gave him vivid dreams? Since he was not dying fast enough for the conspirators, did they feel the need to take direct action to keep him from addressing the senate?