In the story, “Killing Caesar,” by Jon Herman, different viewpoints are shown towards how others see Caesar as a leader. “To the people, Caesar was more god than man,” and, “He was too dangerous and tyranny must not stand,” show the two viewpoints: a tyrant or a hero. Julius Caesar is better known as a hero, even after some negative things he did. Caesar had great power as a ruler and had many achievements in Rome. He improved the life for each individual and proved to be a hero by has actions.
Many people love heroes that save everyone danger. But Caesar’s kindness was taken for granted and his life was taken too soon. The people of Rome adored Caesar for he had rebuilt the city into something great. Readers give bias opinions on whether or not Caesar was a hero or harsh tyrant, but in this case he was considered a hero.
Julius Caesar was an exceptional hero to the Roman Empire. He made many reforms to help out his citizens and the empire. He changed the local government so that it could run more efficiently, he gave citizenship to foreigners, and he was a very kind leader to his citizens and to his enemies. To start off, Julius Caesar changed the local government of the Roman Empire. He altered it so that it could run more efficiently.
Caesar did not want to be King After Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus were killed there was a lot of power left unclaimed in the Roman Republic. Julius Caesar, an outstanding warrior and politician, took advantage of this and used this unclaimed power to propel his career. There is stronger and more evidence pointing to him not wanting to be King. All Caesar wanted to do was to make Rome a greater nation. From becoming a dictator or giving up his seat for one of the highest powers in Rome, Caesar always did what he felt was best for Rome.
Throughout The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare and the poem “Reapers” by Jean Toomer, justice and injustice are shown through the actions of the powerless and the powerful. For example in Julius Caesar, the people wanted Julius to become their king “Was the crown offered him thrice?” (Act 1 Scene 2 238) but he refused the crown three times. After the third time Julius noticed that the people were happy that he did not accept the crown, so he bent down and offered them his head. The people refused because if they had accepted this offer they would have been immediately killed by a guard.
There has always been a discussion on whether Julius Caesar was a hero or a tyrant, “Killing Caesar” by Jon Herman gives the readers a reason why he is such of a hero in some eyes and a tyrant in others. To answer that Julius Caesar was a hero. During Julius Caesar’s reign he made life in Rome higher quality than it was before. In the article “Killing Caesar” it says, “For the average Roman, Caesar’s rule was a blessing. ”This must mean that the type of government Rome had was dreadful.
In Shakespeare’s play “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar,” there are many uses of prophets, omens, and natural phenomenon to display rising tensions among characters and to show signs of destiny. This results in casualties for several characters, but for others, there is a sign of hope and good luck. Many of them have their futures in their hands, but incorrect choices made their outcome take a wrong turn. Two characters that can control their own future are Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus. One character that has his fate predetermined by his actions and attitude is Cassius.
Roman Research: Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was a Roman Dictator and general. He was involved in helping with the rise of the Roman Republic. He was famous for conquering many places, including Gaul. He also had many military achievements. Through these many military achievements, Caesar was able to expand Rome and make it better.
In life, problems arise frequently. With problems one has to make decisions that are hard to make. It is difficult to find the right decision that will be best for everyone but it is not what the heart is wanting. Brutus, Cassius, and the conspirators have a big decision to kill Caesar or not to kill Caesar. Cassius knows in his head what he must do for Rome and himself.
In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, death is presented as a conductor of fate and Roman glory. People of the Caesarean Era, especially those in high positions, prioritized honorable deaths in order to embellish and augment their legacies, so they will be viewed like a god by future generations. Cassius and Brutus attempted to create their own legacies by ignoring omens given by the gods and killing Caesar, but evidently ended up expediting their suicides that were considered unfavorable to the Roman populace. In Julius Caesar, the death of the deified dictator catalyzes the ironic demise of the conspirators, which makes their suicide a "’happy’" (5.5.87) event for the Empire and conveys the power death has on honor and glory in Roman society.
Julius Caesar- Hero or Villain? Everybody knows Julius Caesar, the person Rome made dictator for life, then was killed two years later. And arguably, made a lot of changes to Rome. But was he a hero, or a villain?
Have you ever looked at great presidents in U.S.A, and wondered if that happened before in history? In Ancient Rome, there was a leader named Julius Caesar who was one of the great leaders in history. He reformed the Roman republic and was great military strategist who expanded and strengthened Rome. Soem people though say he was a villain because he had ambitios,and sought for power and glory, which sometimes might be at the expense of the republic. So that is why people wonder, was Julius Caesar a hero or villain?
Julius Caesar was a politician, general, and dictator. He once said, “It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.” He was an incredible speaker of the time and was very well liked by most citizens. He brought a lot of change to Rome and was a very strong leader. Julius Gaius Caesar was born in Rome Italy, in 100 B.C., on July 13th.