The readers were able to see the power and determination Rigoberta and her people. They were determined to fight for their rights and their lands. Due to this movement, Rigoberta lost both her brother and her parents to tragic deaths. Rigoberta's brother, Petrocinio was seized and burned, only causing a greater stir in Rigoberta's family. Her father was murdered during an organized attack against the capital, and later her mother was murdered by the persecution the ladinos.
One example of the turmoil it cause in Rome was it started a war between the conspirators and their followers and Antony and Octavius and his followers. This play just goes to show that your actions can cause a chain reaction because in the end both Brutus and Antony ended up dieing all because they killed Caesar in the beginning of the play and they had lost the
Antony manipulates the crowd, with their submissiveness in mind. Antony begins to make the crowd to question Brutus and his dialectic behind killing Caesar. The “honourable” men claim to have killed Caesar due to his ambition, however “on the Lupercal / I thrice presented him a kingly crown, / Which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition?”(3.2, 98-100, 50). Antony uses logos appeal by stating facts, which makes the crowd think for themselves, unlike they normally do.
The two brothers recognized their opportunity to expose the weaknesses of the Roman Republic and the Senate. This resulted in the Senate’s unfriendly reaction to the Gracchi, which influenced the brothers to make changes to Roman politics. The brothers attempted to change Roman politics, as a result of the reaction the Senate gave them. The affect of these changes was proven after the death of the Gracchi brothers. Lastly, the Gracchus brothers changed Roman history positively at times and negatively at times, resulting in short and long-term damage to Rome.
Through out the course of Boudiccan revolt there was a multitude of causes and consequences. The causes of the revolt can be seen as fundamentally the suppression the Roman’s placed on the Celts. In the form of coercion to make amendments to their pre-existing religion, withdrawing land from inhabitants and placing unwarranted loans onto Celts. Consequently, after the course of the revolt the Roman reign still pervaded in Briton moreover allowing for Romans legion to fortify its army. To examine the causes of the Boudiccan revolt it is essential to inquire into both Tacitus and Dio Cassius works, the only written sources regarding Boudicca.
Gentileschi was alive during a time where women’s opinions could not be voiced, so she voiced her anger and frustration through her composition. Judith takes revenge on the army general for pillaging her town, by beheading him. This whole painting basically represents revenge on any male wrongdoer, and greatly relates
Helen expresses what everyone thinks of him, “‘You’ve come back from the fight. How I wish you’d died there, killed by that strong warrior who was my husband once’” (Homer, Iliad 3. 480-482), this stirred up conflicts on the ground between the mortals and made Helen and other Trojans dislike Paris even more. Goddesses like Athena were out for revenge in the Iliad because Paris did not see her fit for the golden apple that was to be given to the fairest Goddess, in the Judgement of Paris. So Athena and Hera, who mainly used her marriage to Zeus to do her dirty work, plotted against the Trojans.
They’d cheat for the Emperor’s throne, decrease the value of coins and barbarians would take over their cities. So, these are the three reasons that did most damage to the Roman economy. But, has the Roman Empire really fallen? Do we still see some Roman influences in cultures
Also, Caligula’s baffling Uncle Claudius became Emperor by the Praetorian Guard. Personally, Caligula was a tragedy waiting to happen. The people of Rome may have known that his reign would be the forefront of destruction to the Roman Empire, but a blind hope of arrogance clouded their judgment as Caligula’s terror destroyed the lives of those around him. However, Caligula’s life was built for luxury, military warfare, and egomania. Most Emperors would have the decency to respect his people, protect their empire, and keep peace among other countries.
Now, even women who were deemed weak and fragile at that time would “ fight, to doff their dire distresses” caused by Macbeth as stated by Ross who is serving as a messenger (IV. iii. 189-190). Macbeth’s new reputation as king has resulted in many uprisings to overthrow this once seemingly admired and noble man. This change in reputation sprung from the poor conditions seen in Scotland, Macbeth’s lack of mental stability, and his sadistic form of ruling in which disobedience is equivalent to death.
Tarquin was the last ruler of Rome. He was a very harsh ruler and because of the bad experiance that the Romans had with him...the kingdom turned into a republic. Agustus brought an end to the Roman republic and created an Empire. Agustus had many accomplishes. Some examples are that he had a standing army and he helped promot art and culture.
The intolerable conditions caused Russians to unite through nationalism and begin a violent revolution. Many innocents were killed during this period of time, and peasant uprisings became common. Nationalism was not worth the countless Russian deaths and the termination of an entire
The way in which the Romans unfairly treated the Celtic people, particularly the Iceni tribe and its royal family, whilst they were in rule was the main factor that contributed to Boudicca’s revolt against Roman rule. Elements of Rome’s abusive treatment of the Celtic people including their high taxation, disarmament order, land confiscation, forced conscription and other harsh treatments each enhanced the growing hostility between the tribes and Rome that encouraged the rebellion. This gave cause for a rebellion however it was specifically the betrayal of the Iceni tribe, with their land pillaged, the king’s will disregarded, their queen being flogged, and her daughters raped that provided the final spark needed for the revolt to occur. Hostility