Gaius Cassius Longinus

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  • Julius Caesar Tragic Hero

    Julius Caesar focuses on Roman general, Gaius Julius Caesar, and the deviating circle that counters him, explicitly consisting of Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus, and how they look at their diplomatic rank and the prospect of happiness in Rome. The play takes place in ancient Rome in 44 B.C. Rome is the heart of a domain broadening from Britain to North Africa and from Persia to Spain. Yet even as the kingdom sprouts sturdier and brawnier than before, so, too, does the potency of the menaces intimidating its continuation: Rome bears unremitting and perpetual wrangling amid aspiring soldierly forerunners and the noticeably feebler and shakier politicians to whom they hypothetically…

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  • Causes Of Julius Caesar: The Collapse Of The Roman Republic

    rude to others, even other people of power, such as Senators due to his idea that he was the greatest of all people who resided in Rome. Anxiety was raised during a festival where Mark Antony struggled to place a crown on Caesar’s head and Caesar had refused a total of three times. This created great concern for the Senators since they started to believe that this was Caesar’s communal display of sharing his idea of ending the Roman Republic and returning to a monarchy with him as king. In…

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  • Brutus Loyalty In Julius Caesar

    In the play Julius Caesar, Brutus is a government official, and he has a wife named Portia. Brutus´s best friend is Caesar, he had to make the decision to either kill his best friend or have Rome suffer from a terrible king. Brutus is loyal to Caesar. Although Brutus was a part of his killing, doesn't mean he wasn't loyal to him. I believe that Brutus was just as loyal to Caesar as to any of best friends in modern days are. Brutus loved Caesar with all of his heart, but Brutus had to make the…

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  • Roman Republican Coinage Analysis

    Sicilian Slave War in ca. 101 BCE, conducted by consul Mn. Aquillius, who was likely the grandfather of the moneyer. In this coin type, the mint-master has depicted Virtus as a connection to the valour of his ancestor who liberated Sicily. Most interesting of the coins examined, is the coin type of Q. Cassius, celebrating the lex Tabellaria of Cassius Ravila. Fig. 3 This coin minted ca. 57 BCE features Libertas on the obverse, and the domed Temple of Vesta, a curule chair within a temple,…

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  • Leadership In Julius Caesar

    being cared for in a fair and equal manner – indeed there was still a class system with the very poor and the very wealthy, but for the most part, needs were seen as being taken care of. For many years, Caesar had been building up his political reputation and influence until he became one of the most powerful people in the Roman sphere of influence, his actions reaching from Italy throughout Europe, Africa and Asia Minor. However, his position as a senator in the Republican government of Rome…

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  • Reforms By Gaius Marius: The Decline Of The Late Roman Republic

    The reforms by Gaius Marius, was originally intended to give power to the Republic by upgrading Rome’s military, but it backfired causing substantial political impact which caused long term problems all leading up to the decline of the late Roman Republic. There was a major recruitment problem which came from public land being bought off by powerful groups from the senate around 180 BC to 170 BC. They used this land to produce cash crops from farm slaves. Being a part of the military was more of…

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  • The Rise Of Julius Caesar's Violence Against The Gracchi

    Tiberius’s brother Gaius met the same fate tragically ten years later. Gaius 's reforms were centered on three major areas of Rome; judiciary, economics and the military. The two major judicial reforms concerned magistrates. The first item of reform was to prohibit magistrates who had been deposed from holding office a second time. The second and final part of the judicial reforms was to give the People the ability to prosecute any magistrate who had exiled any citizen without a trial (this was…

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  • Pompeii And Julius Caesar's Death

    Pompeii was covered in ashes after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79. The eruption discharged lava to a height of 33 kilometers. The volcano spewed out hot ash and molten rock at a rate of 1.5 million tons per second. The overall deaths that occurred are unknown but they have discovered over 1500 body remains at Pompeii and Herculaneum. The screams from all those who were in shock and who were injured crying out to love ones who had lost their life. Misery occurred on the town after the…

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  • Augustus Caesar's Success

    A great man who was known as Augustus Caesar said on his deathbed, “I found Rome of clay; I leave it to you of marble”(history 11). Augustus Caesar, once named Octavian, was the 2nd ruler of Rome, first of the Roman Empire. He grew up to take the throne after Julius. He was sharing the power but after taking it from his enemy, Mark Antony, he ruled Rome with intentions for success for the empire, not for himself. His greatest success unlike his uncle, Julius Caesar, was keeping the people and…

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  • The Character Of Brutus In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    Caesar decided he was city praetor in 44 with Gaius cassias Longinus and he name Brutus and Cassius in advance as consuls for the 41. Brutus and Cato’s daughter parcia got married after her father death. In Brutus early Career he was picked to be quaestor. Now that he is quaestor, he now uses the financial magistracy of a roman legislator has to hold on when he started his profession. Brutus was the one that was responsible for all the taxes in a region called Cilicia. That’s where his…

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