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    In William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, struggles occur between major characters, such as Caesar, Brutus, Antony, and Cassius. These towering political and military figures serve major roles in the play. For example, Brutus is a powerful supporter of the republic, and becomes the tragic hero of the play. Antony is Caesar’s close companion who brings about the undoing of the conspirators, and Caesar is a godlike being, who has just return from his defeat against Pompeii. However, the

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    entirety of its history. His name was Octavian Augustus(McManus). Before one can fully comprehend Octavian’s military success, they must understand where he had his roots. Born Gaius Octavius, the future ruler of the Roman Empire was the great-nephew of Julius Caesar. Some historians believe that Caesar had a part in his upbringing, but many more think it was simply a loose influence through family. The first recorded public appearance Octavius made was to give the eulogy at the funeral of his grandmother

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    What was life like in Rome during Caesar’s time? Imagine what it would be like to be related to a dictator? How would it feel if there were no equal rights as there are today? Maybe feel as if there were no point in living life at all. Family and gender roles were different in Caesar’s time than they are today. People during Caesar’s time had different roles that they played according to their gender. According to later Roman law, the Roman father, or paterfamilias, was a powerful type in the family

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    Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln have many similarities and differences. They both undeniably made history within their lifetimes. When comparing the two one thing in their history comes to mind, their assassination. The assassinations are similar based on the fact that they were done by people who disagreed with Caesar’s and Lincoln’s ideas of ruining their countries. They were both in very different time periods, but they are still similar in reason. In todays world Caesar is considered a

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    first in his family to become a senator, but passed away when Octavius was about four years old. It was his mother who had the more influential part in his life. She was the daughter of Julia, and a sister to Julius Caesar. In 44 BC Octavius was adopted by his maternal great-uncle Gaius Julius Caesar after Caesar was assassinated. He was had a short stature, women deemed him handsome and well proportioned and he had something that most people in high positions of power, a sense of humor he also had

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    Mark Antony was a very noble Roman, but he did not deserve to be disliked by Octavius. He deserved to rule Rome after the assassination of Caesar. Octavius was Julius Caesar’s adopted nephew, and heir to the throne of Rome. Antony seemed closer to Caesar than Octavius did, so Antony had the power to rule with Octavius. Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus ruled Rome together due to the Second Triumvirate. Many factors led into why Antony was better set to rule Rome after Caesar, but none of the factors

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    The Trinovantes’ earliest interaction with Rome occurs during Julius Caesar’s British campaign in 55 B.C. During his campaign, Caesar’s protection is requested by Mandubracius, the young son of the deceased Trinovantian king, Imanuentius. In his account, Caesar brings the Trinovantes under his protection—only after they agree to his terms—and describes the tribe as “almost the most powerful state of those parts” (Caesar 5.20, De Bello Gallico). It can be inferred from this passage that the Trinovantes

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    persuade people, it can lead to chaos. In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Shakespeare portrays a universal theme in which friends and enemies turn to against each other, and a war stimulates out of lies and ambition for power. The usage of old and wise words to manipulated people lead to great revelry. In the beginning of the play, one important aspect of the theme is when Cassius tries to persuade Brutus to join sides with the party against Julius Caesar. Cassius needs to be clever and convincing, and

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    In the antique land of Rome, a shattered visage of a man lies. This statue, in frigid stone, represents a man who built one of the most formidable empires in human history, all while setting the course for its eventual downfall. As the morning sun rises over the horizon in a blaze of glory, the statue illuminates and reveals the somewhat melancholic ivy as it slowly envelops the forgotten emperor. Beside the statue, hanging on a ruined stone wall, is a painting of the city that once stood tall and

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    In William Shakespeare’s tragedy Julius Caesar, the character of Marcus Brutus is tasked with making a difficult choice: either kill one of his most beloved friends, or risk the corruption and downfall of Rome. Though Brutus acknowledges the ethical and moral concerns of his actions, he commits to the conspiracy against Caesar, and carries it out with conviction. The question, however, is whether or not Brutus’ actions are justifiable from an objective point of view. Unlike most other political

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