Lucius Junius Brutus

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  • Caesar's Contribution To The Life Of Brutus

    In all of Roman history, perhaps one of the most influential men was that of Lucius Junius Brutus. At the pinnacle of his life, he was able to start a revolution that overthrew a monarchy and helped to establish what would become the most power land in the ancient world: Rome. Yet, despite his accomplishments, he has seen very little recognition compared to some Romans, like Julius Caesar. However, Brutus’s life should not be kept in the shadows. For this reason, I propose that a film dedicated to the life of Brutus merits attention. One of the main reasons Brutus stands out is the era in Roman History he was from. At the time, Rome was under the rule of a tyrannical monarchy: one that was generally negative for the majority of the Roman people.…

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  • Livy's Ab Urbe Condita

    On a surface level, it is almost too easy to come to the conclusion that women in the ancient world were socially repressed. For example, in the Roman republic, women were not granted the ability to vote and constantly lived under the will of their pater familias. However, this does not imply that the matrona, female head of household, did not hold a respected position in society. On the contrary, Roman society did have a great respect for the values of pietas and pudicitia, a woman’s commitment…

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  • The Role Of Marcus Brutus In Julius Caesar

    Marcus Brutus plays an important role throughout “Julius Caesar”. The main conflict in “Julius Caesar” is regarding Brutus and the choices that he makes. In his plays, William Shakespeare has set up an intricate model of a “tragic hero”. A tragic hero is a person who is usually of noble birth that suffers a catastrophe. William Shakespeare uses traditional elements to portray these tragic heroes, and he uses new ideas as well to make his more complex. To contribute to the catastrophe that he…

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  • Marcus Brutus Character Analysis

    Marcus Brutus lived his life in constant debt to Caesar, but one day he realized Caesar might be doing more harm than good. Shakespeare depicts Brutus as a completely noble Roman in the play Julius Caesar, and this is true on some level. Brutus was very honest and dutiful concerning large-scale affairs, such as the fate of Rome. However, he was also very stubborn and spent a lot of time focused on petty matters (The Gale Group). Shakespeare chose to ignore this dark side of Brutus and only…

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  • The Event That Disturbs Brrutus Is The Crowning Of Brutus Act 1

    disturbs Brutus is the crowning of Caesar. Brutus fears that if Caesar becomes king, this might cause him to obtain too much power. As stated by Brutus in Scene I, Line 11-13, he said, “I know no personal cause to spurn at him, but for the general. He would be crowned. How that might change his nature, there’s the question.” Brutus cares about the Romans, and he cares more about Rome than Caesar. By giving Caesar the crown, the people of Rome are granting Caesar power. In this quote, the readers…

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  • Brutus Vs Antony Speech Essay

    Whether public speeches result from those such as Adolf Hitler or Martin Luther King, Jr., their remarkable ability to ignite the population persuades people to take up arms regardless of the cause. In the midst of Act III in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Brutus and Antony both speak to the bewildered citizenry regarding Caesar’s demise. Resulting from a handful of conspirators assassinating him in the Senate, Caesar’s death sparks chaos which demands explanation. Thus, some individuals assert…

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  • Brutus's Attitude In Julius Caesar

    He also cleverly appeals to Brutus’ ego and sense of importance. Brutus’ sense of pride allows Brutus to overlook and justify the assassination of his mentor, friend, leader and fellow Roman. He also justifies actions with the idea of Caesars possible betrayal of Rome, the Roman government and the Roman citizens. Brutus clearly states that he has ‘no personal cause to spurn him [Caesar]’, that Caesar has done nothing to Brutus to give him reason to kill him, but it is more of a general concern.…

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  • Compare And Contrast Brutus And Antony's Funeral Oration

    always trying to steal the spotlight do not want to see accomplish anything. In the funeral oration that Brutus and Antony had was a settlement about how they felt about the situation. In Antony’s and Brutus speeches from Julius Caesar novel by William Shakespeare, they both used very persuasive language in the funeral orations. Although both speeches were phenomenal, Antony had used more persuasive language to attract the audience. In Antony’s and Brutus funeral oration they used very…

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  • Brutus And Antony's Speech Analysis

    The play “Julius Caesar” explained two men named Brutus and Antony who both presented speeches in front of their town with different meanings about the assassination of Caesar. Antony had to ask Brutus for permission to speak at Caesar’s funeral. His despairing emotion and speech drawed the crowds special attention. Antony speech does not show any praise of caesar but does show sympathy and memorable memories that caesar did for his town. This whole situation sums a complete catastrophe. If…

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  • Julius Caesar Alan Berg Analysis

    What made Caesar a target was his passion to be made King (The Life of Caesar). He was not well liked by those around him because of his arrogant attitude and he was too cocky to see anything in front of his eyes. The men who conspired against Julius Caesar were ironically his own friends, for the most part. Cassius, Decius, his best friend Brutus and a few other men saw to the killing of Caesar. The assassins were able to accomplish their objective by being very sneaky. Decius purposely had a…

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