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  • Julius Vesus Caesar: The Assassination Of Julius Caesar

    “‘Why should Caesar get to stomp around like a giant while the rest of us try not to get smushed under his big feet? What’s so great about Caesar? Hmm?’” (Mean Girls). This quote by Gretchen Weiners from the hit movie Mean Girls accurately sums up the plot to assassinate the dictator Julius Caesar. The assassination of Julius Caesar by Marcus Brutus, one of his closest friends and advisors, rocked the Roman world and set the stage for the development of the Roman Empire. In a similar manner, Judas Iscariot sold his teacher and friend, Jesus Christ, for 30 pieces of silver to those who wanted him dead. Julius and Jesus are two of history’s most influential individuals, making it fitting that their stories are quite similar to each other’s.…

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  • Julius Ceesar: The Life And Legacy Of Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar was an ambitious dictator who lived from 100 B.C.E. - 44 B.C.E. Throughout his life, he held many titles, from being a soldier to a politician, although eventually he became the dictator perpetuum. The Julian calendar was his most memorable legacy, which he invented. His brutal murder on the Ides of March signaled the end of his powerful rule in Rome. Julius Caesar was born on July 13th 100 B.C.E. His religion was Roman Polytheism, and he was sided with the political…

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  • Julius Ceesar: Examples Of Loyalty In The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

    If someone is loyal, most likely they will stand up for what they believe in. Sometimes it may be a friend or a political belief, but one certainly will not compromise their beliefs id they are truly loyal. In William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, there are numerous examples of loyalty present. Several different characters are loyal to one another or their country, while other characters are not loyal at all. This may go for Brutus or Cassius, as they often manipulate and betray…

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  • Julius Caesar Controversy

    My discussion of Julius Caesar is in fact addressing the larger matter of how he came to rise. When it comes to the topic of Julius Caesar there are a lot of sources where one may find a colossal amount of information regarding this topic. In recent discussions of Julius Caesar, a controversial issue has been whether the senators were right about their accusations they had made about Caesar. On the one hand, some argue that Caesar was such a great ruler hat we was named dictator for life. On the…

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  • Sympathy In Julius Caesar

    The play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, written by William Shakespeare, is written taking place with a very powerful and rogue ruler, Julius Caesar, and focuses on Brutus' struggle between the adverse demands of patriotism, honor, and friendship. Within the play, Shakespeare sympathizes with Caesar’s conspirators and is very much in favor of a democracy rather than one, powerful ruler as depicted in the play. And, as Shakespeare was writing this play, he was trying to convince the audience to…

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  • Mirror In Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar has no idea that his friends are plotting to kill him, because he is so convinced that everyone appreciates him. In my head Julius Caesar would carry around a mirror, or a bobblehead of himself; Of course everyone carries around a pocket mirror, but Caesar would carry around a full body mirror and check himself at least 5 times a minute,not because he thinks he looks bad, but because he can't go without seeing himself for a few minutes. An example of how Julius cares of his ego…

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  • Julius Caesar Influence

    To start off, when someone thinks of power, they think of a person who controls someone of something. Julius Caesar may have been the person to have the most of that power in all time. Julius Caesar, a well-known Roman dictator, impacted the destiny of the nation that he lead by expanding the Roman Empire. Author’s can use various genres of literature as a proactiv tool in educating people in many ways. Various genres of literature can be used a proactive tool in learning in many ways…

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  • The Influence Of Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar is upheld as one of the most influential politicians of European history. Caesar was truly influential for every man and women of Rome. Caesar was successful in the battle field and had a large group of dedicated followers, but more importantly Caesar caused some anger and some extreme hatred towards himself. Julius Caesar was assassinated because the people of Rome stood firmly against a tyrant, rumors regarding Julius Caesar caused fear and uncertainty of Rome’s future, and…

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  • Julius Caesar's Calendar

    Julius Caesar was a good leader for Rome, with a plethora of achievements and reforms. He reformed our calendar, and his name means ruler in multiple languages. He also had intense political aspirations. He is largely responsible for the calendar we use today based on the solar year giving us the 365 day year. This includes the “leap year” adding the ¼ day it actually takes in addition to the 24 hours one revolution takes for the earth to rotate around the sun. Prior to Caesar consulting with…

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  • Misinterpretation In Julius Caesar

    Danger of Misinterpretation Misinterpretation is when a person misconstrues a certain idea or thing. In the The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare uses the concept of misinterpretation to program the important decisions in the play. Shakespeare’s use of misinterpretation is to provide the reader with a greater understanding of what could have happened compared to what actually occurred. In order to show the danger of misinterpretations, Shakespeare explorers the results of…

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