Newspaper Article Assignment Julius Caesar

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March 16th, 44 B.C.E Roman Republic Times

Conspirators kill mighty Caeser

Yesterday around noon, Rome witnessed the fall of a mighty leader named Julius Caesar. The conspirators involved in this murder were witnessed by the names of Cassius, Casca, Cinna, Trebonius, Ligarius, Decius Brutus, Metellus Cimber and Brutus.
It was supposed to be an ordinary gathering like any other at the Capitol on March 15th, 44 B.C.E, but things ended up turning out very differently from what was normally expected. It started out with Caesar heading to the Senate house with all of the conspirators surrounding him. Caesar sees the soothsayer and blurts out with arrogance that the ides of March of have come and nothing bad has happened.
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This attempt quickly failed when she said that his hubris just took over. “I knew that Caesar should have stayed away from the Senate house yesterday, but I guess his pride just took over his mind, it was just all too much,” Calpurnia sobbed. “This has turned out to be the most tragic moment in my life and I hope those conspirators kneel to the gods, for they have upset the heavens with the killing of the mightiest leader Rome has ever seen.”
It wasn’t just Calpurnia that was upset, Mark Antony, a good friend of Caesar, was completely depressed and raging with anger at the same time. “Those worthless blocks of stones, how could their hearts be so dark to inflict pain on one of the most generous and good hearted people of Rome,” Mark Antony explains with tears in his eyes. “They shall suffer great consequences in the near future and only time will tell when their journey will also come to an end.”
Some Romans on the other hand believed Caesar’s death was a gift from the gods and portrayed a sign of peace in Rome.
“He deserved his death, he was becoming too conceited,” Cassius, a main conspirator in the murder, explains as he was walking on the streets yesterday evening.
Brutus, the leader of the conspirators also felt the same way about Caesar’s death. “The Gods knew that it was time for Caesar to fall, everything happens for a good

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