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    famous Roman general, Marius. When he was sixteen his father Marius had past away and Julius Caesars life became quite difficult, however he turned everything around and began to campaign and successfully received the title of consulship around 60 B.C. During that time he began a relationship with two of Rome’s most important figures Crassus and Pompey “The Great”. Together they were able to control Rome and were…

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    Julius Caesar rise to power and in what ways did his “liberality” show itself? Julius Caesar was raised under a certain ideology: the Populare ideology, which favored more rights for the lower class. This was opposed to the Optimate ideology, which favored the upper class and was the Traditional Roman ideology. Julius Caesar rose through the military ranks and eventually gained enough prestige to be able to befriend two very powerful men: Gnaeus Pompeius (Pompey the Great) and Marcus Licinius…

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    between Roman reliance on foreign slave labor and American outsourcing to cheap foreign labor in the Internet Age (Murphy 194). These issues in both nations led to increasing income inequality. In Rome, the wealthy patricians gained so much money that one in particular, Marcus Licinius Crassus, had more money than the entire annual budget of the Republic (Plutarch). By comparison, in America the richest 1% has more wealth than the bottom 90% combined. (Kristof). This gap in income lead to the…

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    political violence that would plague the Roman Republic and cause its eventual demise. As the political violence continued to rage in the Roman Republic an aspiring aristocrat would make his move to gain immense power in this failing government and that man was Caesar. Caesar was a relatively young man from a wealthy family who aspired to be great. He organized a meeting with Pompey and Crassus. The result was an informal association known as the First Triumvirate that brought Pompey, Crassus…

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    The Roman Republic was indeed a prosperous civilization with advancements in literature, poetry, and architecture, but after an unfortunate series of bad rulers and growing barbarian and Germanic tribe power, the Roman Republic declined and eventually split. A desire for military superiority could also be attributed to the fall of the Roman Republic in taking too much land and spreading troops too thin across their borders. A few select leaders partially paused the Roman Republic decline, but…

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    corrupt. Even though Caesar was a successful and powerful leader, he had his problems. One problem was Pompey. Pompey had a huge and powerful army and he also had the rich soil and the high grounds. Caesar did not let that stop him, Caesar had attacked Pompey's army and he was successful. Even though Caesar had won 15,000 of Pompey’s soldiers were Roman citizens, and they were killed in the battle. Another struggle was other leaders and dictators and some citizens that thought he had too much…

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    1) A) Pun: “play on words.” Based on multiple meanings of a single word or on words that sound alike (homophones) but mean different things. B) Cobbler: “A trade, sir, that I hope I may use with a safe conscience, which indeed, sir, a mender of bad soles” (1.1.12-15). Cobbler uses this pun to address that he is a mender of worn soles. This literally means that he repairs the soles of shoes, but it can mean he mends souls. He can repair shoes but cannot repair the broken souls of people’s…

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    William Penn said, “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves” (Penn). The two most tormented men in the plays The Tragedy of Julius Caesar and Tartuffe , Cassius and Tartuffe, come from two dissimilar plays. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, a tragedy, tells the story of the rising power and death of Julius Caesar. Tartuffe, a comedy, depicts the life of a poor beggar that attempts to live in the house of a wealthy family. Both characters, Cassius and Tartuffe from the…

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    Road signs direct us where to go to reach our destination, whether it be to keep going straight or turn, and which areas to avoid because of a construction or accident. When a person ignores the signs, it can both figuratively and literally often lead them to the wrong destination. People frequently see what they want to see, rather than the reality and truth of a situation. Disregarding major signs that one sees or brushing them off can certainly result in a tragic end. In the play Julius…

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    Sympathy In Julius Caesar

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    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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