Julius Caesar And Calphurnia

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Julius Caesar, husband of Calphurnia and possibly the greatest ruler Rome has seen, was assassinated on the Ides of March. We cannot say this was a huge surprise to us, as a soothsayer had cautioned Caesar to “Beware the Ides of March” (Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Act 1 Scene 2, Line 20). Calphurnia allegedly begged Caesar to stay home on that very day fearing that something terrible would happen, but Decius persuaded Caesar otherwise. The great leader was later stabbed to his death by a group of conspirators, of which only 16 have been identified. The leaders of this conspiracy are known to be Marcus Brutus and Caius Cassius. The general of the Roman Republic led Rome to many victories such as defeating Pompey, and governing

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