The Real Julius Ceasar vs the Character

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Caesar adopted a policy of special clemency toward his former enemies and rewarded political opponents with public office In 63 BC Caesar had been elected Pontifex Maximus
The Senate named Caesar “dictator perpetuo”
Julius Caesar was stabbed to death, receiving 23 wounds
Probably the greatest general in Rome's history, and among the most successful of all time He served as a young officer in Asia Minor
His command included the Roman province of southern Gaul.
In 52 B.C. the bill allowing Caesar to run for consul in absentia was passed With Caesar's murder Rome plunged into 13 years of civil war Between 49 bc and 44 bc he progressively consolidated his power with campaigns in Egypt, Asia Minor, North Africa, and Spain.

His Memory Lives after Death

Gaius Julius Caesar was born on July 13, 100 B.C.E.

And died on the ides of March or March 15, 44 BC
By Luis Lalinde

One being real the other being a character from the play Julius Caesar you can only notice a few differences. Shakespeare’s accurate portray of Caesar and events surrounding his death are very well balance. First because Caesar is known as a great leader in the play as well as in the real life. Secondly his arrogance is carry through out the play as his real life. Last but not least his struggle between the conflicting demands of honor, patriotism, and friendship are obviously going to be present in both. The Julius Caesar from the play was alike in many ways like the Julius Caesar from real life. They were almost identical because they were great leader but die in the hands of the people they most trusted which is Brutus. This drama is one of the great tragedy themed plays by William Shakespeare. Julius Caesar is a highly political leader in Rome and his aim is to become dictator. Caesar is warned that he must "beware the Ides of March" . The prophecy comes true and Caesar is assassinated due to the plotting of Marcus Brutus and Cassius which also happen in real life. Julius Caesar...
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