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    Julius Caesar Tragic Hero

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It highlights Messalina’s tendency towards adultery and how she manipulated Claudius to achieve her desires with other men. Cassius Dio puts Claudius into an unflattering light, making him appear compliant to Messalina’s wishes and gullible towards her. Dio appears to be critical of both Claudius and Messalina. He mentions another instance of Claudius being manipulated by Messalina by using a freedman, Narcissus, to warn Claudius of the dream he had in which Silanus had murdered Claudius .…

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    Gaius Cassius Longinus, he is the instigator of the plot against Caesar. No one else is shown trying to persuade anyone to help, although the conspiracy is partially underway at the time Cassius makes a brilliant and forceful attempt to involve Brutus. As it is shown, the assassination of Julius Caeser was all of Cassius’ idea. People say that Cassius was the one who persuade other people to join in on his idea. Cassius, brains of the whole conspiracy in the assassination of Julius Caesar,…

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    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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