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Julius Caesar

 The Tragedy of Julius Caesar In the novel, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, conspirators, led by Gaius Cassius and Marcus Brutus, assassinate the ruler of Rome, Julius Caesar. They thought that he may have become a tyrant and would make the Roman Republic fall. The aftermath of killing Caesar led to violence and a civil war. As a result, the Republic evolves into an Empire. The whole point of assassinating Caesar is to prevent a dictatorship, but killing him is one of the...

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Julius Caesar A powerful leader being assassinated is not new in the history of the world. Some have been powerful and some have not. President John F. Kennedy is maybe the most famous in the history of the United States, except maybe President Abraham Lincoln. The murder of Julius Caesar is one of the most famous and popular too. The debate is whether he should have been assassinated or not, depending on what you think he was doing within the empire. It is true that Julius Caesar was...

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Amanda Eason Pearce/ English 10 2nd Hour Essay Julius Caesar Julius Caesar cold heartedly deserved to die. There are many factual reasons on why he actually deserved to die. Most people believe the conspirators were in the wrong, and only some think they were in the right of way. Yes, Caesar did some good but the bad completely weighs out the bad. Some things Caesar did were; he took bribes because he was running out of money, Caesar owned 16 slaves, and lastly but certainly not least he...

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* Name commonly known as: Julius Caesar, Dictator of Rome during the era of the Republic * What was the Republic? Definition: The Roman republic was the form of government maintained by Rome whose authority was based on popular consent and governed by popular representation and control. * Latin Roman Name: Gaius Julius Caesar * Position of Consul: 49 BC–March 15, 44 BC * Dynasty / Historical Period: The Royal House Julio-Claudian during the Roman Republic * Place and Date of Birth:...

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Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was many things. Boswell called him, “the greatest man of any age” (Meier). Julius Caesar was a diplomat, a great politician. Everyone knows that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. As well as a leader, he was a writer and a military genius. He led Rome to war and took home victories time and time again. He was a lover, marrying Cleopatra after finding her in Egypt. This military leader led victory after victory and helped to set the life of the...

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Julius Caesar belonged to the most important family of Rome, the gens Julia. He was born in 12 July 100 BC. Caesar joined Roman Army as an officer following the family tradition. He was extremely brilliant in sword fighting and horse riding. Caesar was raised-up during the period of blood-shed and turmoil in Rome. Caesar was Roman not only a Roman statesman but also a general and a re-known Latin poet. Caesar was extremely passionate about his political goals . He became the head of his family...

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introductory paragraph. Use specific details from at least four documents in Part A. You may include any other outside information that you have learned. Finish with a concluding paragraph. Historic Background: Ever since Julius Caesar was a child he dreamed of having great power. During his early political years he used many ways to gain power including bribery, intimidation, and manipulation. He took Romans to new heights while he made Roman long lasting dreams finally come...

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ability to make things happen by words alone. Rhetoric and Power is a theme well used in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Mark Antony deceives the conspirators into believing he is on their side when he discovers them with Julius’ corpse, Brutus’ speech after killing Julius Caesar makes the Romans believe Julius was a bad person, Mark Antony’s speech after Julius Caesar’s death makes the Romans furious at the conspirators. In the last two situations we see the point of view the countrymen...

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Friendships In Julius Caesar The play Julius Caesar by William Shakespear, contains no true friendships. Friendship is an important element in the play and it also seals the protagonist’s, Julius Caesar’s, fate. The friendships in the play are used to blind Caesar from the truth and the plots against him. Little gestures the main characters bring about provide trust with Caesar, therefore portraying the key to all friendships. The trust would later be lost and transform into betrayal. Although...

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Julius Caesar Essay Throughout the play “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare, there is a very evident case of a tragic hero. A tragic hero is “a man of noble stature who is not an ordinary man, but a man with outstanding quality and greatness about him. His own destruction is for a greater cause or principle.” “Julius Caesar” is about a group of Romans who conspire together to kill the very powerful Julius Caesar. After they kill him, Rome is turned against them and they have to fight for their...

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