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  • The Julius Caesar

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    Julius Caesar is the one of the famous Roman generals. Many may recognize this name from the great works of Shakespeare. Before the great works of Shakespeare, Julius Caesar was famous in his Roman city which. Julius Caesar was a dictator that turned the Roman republic to the Roman Empire. Even though the life time of Julius Caesar took place in 100 BC – 44 BC, people everywhere will mention Caesar’s name and legacy. For starters, Julius Caesar’s time was very different

  • Julius Caesar

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    Study Guide for “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare The following questions will help you to prepare for your eventual test over “Julius Caesar”. While I will not be collecting this, it is on you to make sure that you are answering the questions as we go. Your test will be taken directly from this study guide. Act I 1) Judging from the events in Act I, the political mood and behavior of the Romans are best described how? 2) When we first see Brutus, he appears to be ________________________

  • Julius Caesar

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    In Shakespeare’s historic tragedy, Julius Caesar, Cassius struggles to take down Rome’s extremely admired leader, Caesar. To cause Caesar’s demise, Cassius must convince Brutus, Caesar’s trusted companion, to join him and the conspirators. In order to do this, Cassius goes through many steps to achieve this throughout act one, ending in the fall of Caesar later in the play. Before Cassius begins to arrange the assassination of Caesar, he must first not only gain Brutus’s approval, but also gain

  • Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Vs. Plutarch’s Julius Caesar

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    like a colossus"�(Julius Caesar 1.2.142-43). These words were spoken by Cassius, a character in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar. He is speaking about Julius Caesar and Caesar's arrogance and overconfidence. This quote also shows how Shakespeare perceived Julius Caesar as a prominent and influential man of his time. However, this view is not shared by all of the biographers that chose to write about Julius Caesar. In fact a famous ancient writer named Plutarch depicted Julius Caesar as a power-hungry

  • Essay on Julius Caesar

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    Early life Julius Caesar was born on July 13, 100 B.C. Though he was a descendent of the oldest patrician family, Julius Caesar grew up in a very poor district of Rome called Subura. As a child, he studied martial arts, history, and law (“Julius Caesar”). At the age of seventeen, Julius married Cornelia, the daughter of Luciussulla, who was a dictator of Rome. Because Luciussulla did not approve of the marriage, he tried to force the two to divorce, but they both refused. Julius Caesar studied

  • The Power Of Julius Caesar

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    To continue, Julius Caesar’s life was based around gaining more and more power because when Caesar became dictator he began to conquer many places and people in order to become more formidable. One example of this is Julius Caesar decided to try and attack Pompey by crossing the River Rhine. EyeWitnessToHistory.com states, “It was January 49 BC, Caesar was staying in the Northern Italian city of Ravenna and he had a decision to make. Either he acquiesced to the Senate’s command or he moved southward

  • Julius Caesar Analysis

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    Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar is a book which a person should find noble people who going against each other for power, leadership, or control. The author from the play is named William Shakespeare, The United Kingdom is the country where William Shakespeare born in April 1564. William Shakespeare was a lot inspired by the wars of his time period. William Shakespeare used tragic drama and historical drama to came up with Julius Caesar William Shakespeare published Julius Caesar during the 1623’s

  • The Downfall Of Julius Caesar

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    people. Julius Caesar quickly became a powerful influence through the help of the Pompey the Great and Marcus Licinius Crassus when they formed the political alliance the First Triumvirate. Yet, he quickly fell from power just a few years after his daughter’s death. Julius Caesar’s downfall has always been attributed to his pride and the betrayal of these allies. However, Julia Caesar, his only daughter, played a significant role in establishing the First Triumvirate, which led to Julius Caesar’s

  • Julius Caesar Comparison

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    Shakespeare Julius Caesar includes the comparison between characters in the same work or two different ones. How are their differences and similarities important to the work? William Shakespeare portrays the conspiring of Brutus, Cassius, Casca, Cinna, Trebonius, Ligarius, Decius, and Metellus to assassinate Caesar in the play Julius Caesar, which parallels the dangers of gaining power, trusting wholeheartedly, and retaining one’s status within society. “Mark Antony is a loyal friend to Caesar” he wanted

  • Julius Caesar Biography

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    Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was born in Rome on July 12th 100 BC. “His father gained some power overtime this caused Julius Caesar to attend a classical school to learn the importance’s of the Roman Empire.” (URLhttp://www.notablebiographies.com/Br-Ca/Caesar-Julius.html). The school that he attended taught him how to be more cultural about Rome. Julius Caesar quickly gained a since of urgency about the Roman Empire, he “gradually started making a name for himself” (URLhttps://avalonafc.wordpress