Cato the Younger

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  • How Did Julius Caesar Gain Power

    and other political powers. The several forms of violence, loopholes, and corruption that were present in the Roman Republic, as well as the lack of power that the people possessed, ultimately led to its downfall. Cato the Younger, the first example of unfair tactics, was a powerful man who was known for his speaking ability. He believed and was…

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  • Rome's Last Citizen Summary

    Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar was co-authored by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni. Goodman has a Ph.D. in Political Theory, with a minor in Law. Goodman was a speechwriter for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd. He has a B.A in English and a M.A in Public Policy. He likes to study the history of political thought, classics, and rhetoric. Soni was a managing editor at the Huffington Post. He was also a speechwriter for the office of the mayor of the Washington D.C. Soni…

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  • Julius Caesar Tragic Hero Analysis

    “Farewell, good strato. Caesar now be still: I killed not thee with half so good a will” (5.5.78). “Julius Caesar” is a historic Roman story about the genius scheme Marcus Brutus conspires against Caesar. Brutus conspires to kill Julius Caesar and deals with the consequences in a rather brutal way. Brutus is the definition of a tragic hero and demonstrates the qualities a tragic hero needs. A tragic hero is a character that makes a decision that leads to their fate.The characters actions often…

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  • Four Reasons Not To Raising The Minimum Wage

    A highly debated topic is what the minimum wage should be for workers in America. This is the bare minimum that a person needs to live or that is its intent. Some people feel that it is too low, and that we should raise it. The United States Department of Labor says the raising the minimum wage will be good for the economy and also good for business (Minimum Wage Mythbusters). However some people think raising the minimum wage will be bad. The CATO Institute, in their Four Reasons Not to Raise…

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  • Seneca's Tenets Of Stoicism Analysis

    opposed to it,” conforming to society so that he may change it (cite 5), neither putting them off with excessive filth nor overshadowing them with self-indulgent stylings. This advice would seem to give great cause for a Stoic following among the literate class, if only for the appeal of the social prestige that comes with knowledge; especially a knowledge that elevates the student above their friends. However, accessible as Seneca made his philosophy, he was at times attacking those he…

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  • Aristotle's Definition Of Tragedy: Medea Or Oedipus Rex?

    Grace Wang December 18, 2015 Tragedy Essay Which is the better tragedy, according to Aristotle’s definition of tragedy: Medea or Oedipus Rex? According to Aristotle’s definition, a tragic hero is a distinguished person occupying a high position, living in a prosperous life and falling into misfortune due to his own tragic flaw which consequently leads to his reversal and late recognition. Medea and Oedipus Rex are both one of the best classical and well known examples of tragedy. Oedipus Rex…

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  • Domitius Ahenobarbus Life In Ancient Rome

    The year 37 AD was a very influential year for Rome, although they may not have realized it at the time. The Domitius Ahenobarbus family, one that was considered noble and very recognized, gained a new family member during this year. Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, better known as Nero, was born on December 15, year 37. His father was Cnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus and his mother was Agrippina. During the very first years of his life, Nero went through a rough time. When Nero was just two years old,…

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  • Situational Similarities Between Oedipus And Hamlet

    Within literature, tragedy is generally exemplified by a grave and unfortunate situation that is inflicted onto a heroic figure, causing emotions of sorrow and pity for its audience. Today tragedies can be delivered in various literary forms, yet centuries ago a tragedy exclusively pertained to stage performances. The iconic plays of Oedipus the King by Sophocles and Hamlet by William Shakespeare are examples of two traditional tragedies from two different eras, Greek and Elizabethan. It’s due…

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  • I Remember My Childhood Day

    If I remember my childhood days. The days of learning in school, chasing after my younger brothers and sisters, playing cricket under the beating sun against the neighborhood boys and being able to embrace my life as it prospered. But as I grew from a scrawny young boy to a fresh young adult, I enjoyed mathematics, physics and the understanding of structural architecture. Engineering, a job reserved for the illustrious and high British scholars before the Satyagraha movement, was now available…

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  • Characteristics Of Alexander The Great

    Embodiment of a True Leader Exceptional leaders have come from many different backgrounds and have existed in many different time periods, but they always share a few traits that distinguish them from the rest. The same goes for not so great leaders while they may share some of the traits mentioned before by not possessing as little as one of the aforementioned traits they earn their place among the most notorious leaders of all time. The leaders I will discuss, in chronological order are…

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