• Julius Caesar Addaddination Rome Power Great
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    Gaius Julius Caesar: The Assassination Rome is a place of great historical achievements. Rich in history, it reveals to us a great deal about man and society. One of the most important characters in history is Gaius Julius Caesar. His very name strikes images of a powerful leader. Responsible for bringing Rome to great heights, he is said to be the man who changed the course of history, accomplishing the impossible and helping to further the Roman Empire. His military skill and excellent politic...
  • Julius Caesar A Dead Man's Party
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    JULIUS CAESAR: A Dead Mans Party In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, the character of Caesar remains a active force throughout the play, even after his assassination. Caesar is such a strong presence that even after he is killed, his spirit will not rest until he is revenged. It is ironic in that Brutus wished to come by Caesars spirit, And not dismember Caesar. Caesars body was killed, but in doing so, his spirit was unleashed, which causes more disaster than a living Caesar ever would have. Antony...
  • Tragedy Of Julius Caeser
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    ESSAY ON THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESER TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESER by William Shakespeare. On February 14 cassius and Brutus plan to kill Caesar so he will not become king. Caesar had just defeated Pompey. A soothsayer tried to warn Caesar about the Ides of March. Caesar takes it lightly though. On early morning of March 15 Brutus is unable to sleep because his conscience is bothering him about Caesar becoming king if he does not kill him. Calpurnia tries to not get Caesar to go to the senate house...
  • Julius Ceasar Character Counts
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    Character Counts William Wordsworth once said that "The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love" (Health Communications, Inc. 213). In William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, Marc Antony exhibits the character counts pillars respect, responsibility, and also caring. Marc Antony shows his respect when everyone was against Caesar, but he still was tolerant of the difference. He displayed responsibility when after Caesar's death, and Brut...
  • Assassination Of Gaius Julius Caesar
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    Assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar Caius Julius Caesar, a Roman consul, was a great leader and a terrible dictator. Many of his reforms were excellent, but he also was hungry for the power of Roman Dictator, which would give him absolute power for as long as he required it. Throughout his life he did many things including creating the calendar that we know today, advancing mathematics, and many other scholarly things. When he became dictator in 44 B. C. , those in power knew he must be stopped...
  • Julius Caesar Theme Brutus People Good
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    In the Shakespearean tragedy Julius Caesar was written to inform the audiences about the assassination of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar is the main character of the story. He is also the character that treasures friendship the most. Friendship is the center of any orderly world. If people are disloyal to each other only disasters will come out of the situation. In this tragedy it is very clear what will happen when friends are disloyal to each other. They end up stabbing you in the back. On the ...
  • Julius Caesar 2 Suetonius Money Power
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    The Lives of the Caesars Julius Caesar was a strong leader for the Romans who changed the course of the history. With his courage and strength he created a strong empire. Caesar was a major part of the Roman Empire because of his strength and his strong war strategies. Julius Caesar was a Roman general and statesman whose dictatorship was pivotal in Rome s transition from republic to empire. Suetonius seems to be attacking Caesar s reputation but is still showing the good side. Caesar s lust for...
  • The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar Tragic Hero
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    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar - Tragic Hero Essay In the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, I saw two main characters as tragic heroes. First, I saw Julius Caesar as a tragic hero because his will to gain power was so strong that he ended up losing his life for it. The fact that he could have been such a strong leader was destroyed when he was killed by conspirators. I saw Marcus Brutus as a second tragic hero in this play. Brutus was such a noble character that did not des...
  • Caesar Cassius Brutus Make
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    Castilla, Sebastian English II Pre-Ap/Honors Ms. Mays 5 February 2000 Essay #2 In Act I, scene ii of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Cassius delivers two very important monologues. Throughout these important speeches he uses rhetorical techniques and employs an appeal to Brutus logic to make his persuasive speech effective. During the second monologue, Cassius uses rhetorical questions to convince Brutus that Caesar is no better than he is. One of these techniques shows up when Cassius says, Brutu...
  • Contrasting Friendships Brutus Caesar Cassius
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    Throughout the entire play, Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare repeatedly shows a theme of friendship. Living in Rome during 44 B. C. , Brutus, an honorable man who starts out friends with both Cassius and Caesar, ends up joining along with Cassius to betray Caesar with assassination. After the assassination, a civil war develops between the traitors and the triumvirate of Antony, Lepidus, and Octavius. Because of some confusion, Cassius ends up committing suicide and again Brutus follows his le...
  • Julius Caesar Exalted Ruler
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    William Shakespeare writes the Tragedy of Julius Caesar. This tragic play is based on historical facts of the life of Julius Caesar. It displays the events before his death such as his conquest over Pompey's armies and his coronation to be king and after his death. Furthermore, this play describes the minds and motives of Caesar's assassins. He gives a description of Cassius that serves as a prediction on his choices regarding Cassius. In addition, my choices would differ from those of Caesar's...
  • Caesar War People Roman
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    Caesar the Politician Caesar Ronald Syme, the author of the assigned passage, is one of the leading ancient historians of the present. He was an Oxford professor, and wrote the Roman Revolution in the late 1930 s. To Syme, one-person rule was not appealing to him. He lived in a time of WWII, and leaders like Hitler. By the time Syme began to write, there was much more research on the dismal side of Caesars monarchy than earlier authors, such as Theodor Mommsen had. Syme argues that in the Roman ...
  • Brutus As A Caesar
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    Brutus's comment on the impending battle of Philippi is more precisely true than he realizes: "this same day must end that work the ides of March begun." Indeed the inevitable results of the process initiated on the Ides of March. All the conspirators acknowledge that Caesar has avenged himself on them. Those who died by the sword died not just by any sword, but by the very same sword. Brutus exclaims, "O Julius Caesar, thou art mighty yet! Thy spirit walks abroad, and turns our swords into our ...
  • Julius Caesar Soothsayer Play Supernatural
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    Supernatural Forces in Julius Caesar One of the minor but still important themes of Julius Caesar is the issue of the supernatural, and different omens. There are several instances in the play where incidents or statements predict an all-too-accurate future, yet the characters almost entirely ignore these warnings despite noting their significance. Shakespeare uses this technique as a manner of foreshadowing. What are these warnings and what is their importance if the characters in the play do n...
  • Julius Caesar's And Brutus's Tragic Flaws
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    In Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare the lives of the two main characters, Julius Caesar, the leader of Rome's army and Marcus Brutus, his loyal friend, tragically end. Julius Caesar and Brutus both have flaws. These flaws are what make this play great and tragic. Caesar was a proud ambitious leader who was feared to become too powerful and be made a dictator. Brutus' flaw was as Anthony said that he was an "honorable man." These flaws make the play interesting. Julius Caesar's biggest flaw ...
  • Shakespeare Caesar Brutus Cassius One
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    Persuasion is the action of changing a persons minds or thoughts about a certain subject. In the book Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare, Caesar is murdered by his fellow senate members and his two friends, Cassius and Brutus. Cassius is able to persuade Brutus to agree to Caesar's murder by telling Brutus they need to take away Caesar's power because he has become a danger to Rome. Toward the beginning of Cassius's peach, he tries to convince Brutus that Caesar has been given too much...
  • Gaius Julius Caesar Pompey Army Roman
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    Gaius Julius Caesar was a powerful military leader who changed the course of the Greco-Roman civilization decisively and irreversibly. Julius belonged to Rome's original Aristocracy, the patricians, or landholding upper class, and his lineage can be traced back to the goddess Venus. While growing up Caesar dreamed of being like Alexander the Great who had already conquered what at Caesar's time was known as the world. Also, Caesar admired and studied the two most successful Roman's of his day, P...
  • Julius Caesar The Story
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    The story of Julius Caesar? s assassination has been told both historically and fictionally. Historical sources focus on the facts of the assassination, while fictionary works focus more on the characters and the drama of the story. Because of the different purposes of the sources, there are many differences between the historical and fictional stories. William Shakespeare? s Julius Caesar adds certain details and dramatic elements to make the story more interesting and to make the play more enj...
  • Julius Caesar William Shakespearesjulius
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    William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar, is mainly based on the assassination of Julius Caesar. The various men who happened to object to his assassination had different personal desires for their actions. Depending on each of their actions, words or even tone of voice they may misrepresent them and may be misinterpreted. Brutus, Cassius, and Antony had motives for their actions. I will explain what each of them stood to gain from the death of Caesar. Brutus, servant and close friend to Caesar...
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    Julius Caesar's triumph in a civil war in the 40 s BC made him the absolute ruler of Rome, but political jealousies among his opponents led to his assassination. Julius Caesar rose to power in Rome through his social status, financial support, military leadership, and political reputation. Caesar belonged to an old patrician family, the Julian clan. His aunt, Julia, married Gaius Marius, a supporter of the common people and an earlier Roman military leader. Caesar soon decided that he wanted to ...