After the assassins of Caesar such as Brutus and Cassius have gained power, they face opposition from the supporters of Caesar such as Mark Anthony and Octavius. As Mark Antony and Octavius have ensued a battle against Brutus and Cassius, the Romans have split themselves up over the death of Caesar. While Cassius and Titinius have died, the death of Caesar has heralded the death of the opponents of Caesar. Realizing this ,Brutus calls to the spirit of Julius Caesar, “O, Julius Caesar, thou art mighty yet,- Thy spirit walks abroad and turns our swords-In our proper entrails.
The three men combined their resources, set aside their personal differences, and seized control of the state.” (Wasson) However, this was alliance weak. Crassus and Caesar saw that with his army, Pompey was the strongest in the group, which the other two sought to correct. To raise armies of their own, both Crassus and Caesar went on campaigns to further extend the boundaries of Rome’s Empire, while Pompey stayed in Rome.
Augustus – Chen 7I Discuss Augustus’ use of propaganda in BOTH establishing AND maintaining his power. Augustus, born as Gaius Octavius, started his rise to power when his great-uncle, Julius Caesar, was assassinated during the Ides of March, 15 March 44 B.C. Julius Caesar was named dictator for 10 years and a small group of around 60 Romans became wary of his power threatening the republic. And so the group of conspirators assassinated Caesar in the hopes of ‘saving Rome’.
In 1891, Irish author Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) observed “ Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion. In “The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar” the senators killed Caesar because they felt he was too ambitious. Brutus is supposed to be Caesar's “BFF” but he ends up stabbing him in the back. Brutus' decision to stab Caesar in the back wasn't an easy one.
After the civil war had ended with Pompey’s defeat, Caesar quickly gained political power and control over the Roman Republic, becoming a temporary dictator in 49. During his reign he was seen as an effective leader implementing a number of reforms in Roman society and earning the people’s unwavering support and admiration. Unfortunately, on March 15, 44 BCE Caesar was assassinated by conspirators and marked one of the most significant turning points in Roman history. The cause to conspire against Caesar was a combination of both political fear and personal animosity. By gauging the accounts written by Suetonius and Nicolaus it was clear that Caesar’s surge in power had given him too much leverage over the governance of Rome to the extent that the senate could no longer compete with him.
The people you would take a bullet for are usually the ones behind the trigger. Like for example in the play, Julius Caser by William Shakespeare, shows an example of betrayal. On how Brutus betrays Caesar by murdering him. "Et tu Brutus" was the last word Caser said when Brutus stab him as he falls and so what is Caesar saying? “Et tu, Brute?”
Why did Caesar attack the Gauls? It wasn’t until the spring of 58 BC, that Julius Caesar took over his duty as governor of Cisalpine and Gaul. During his tenure as governor, Caesar became aware of a chieftain leader by the name of Ariovistus. Ariovistus, was a leader of the Germanic people who yearned to make himself king and ruler over all of Gaul.
During the civil strife that followed the murder of Julius Caesar her first husband Nero had joined the party of the assassins and fought at Philippi. After the Republicans were defeated there, he turned to the party of Mark Antony specifically to Antony’s brother L. Antonius. Pompey was attracting remnants of Rome’s upper class. From there he and Livia and their small son Tiberius moved on to Greece. Amnesty for adherents of Antony allowed them to return to Rome in 39.
The Civil War erupts in 133 BC after the Punic Wars between the plebeians and the patricians was a period in history when rival generals collided. Marius and Sulla fought for command even after the Senate entrusted Sulla to command. Marius used violence to rescind the command given to Sulla. The back and forth power struggle between the two soon ended with Marius’s death and Sulla regained his dictating command of Rome. Sulla instituted terror that surpassed the violence dealt by Marius.
Now on to the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James. The Cavaliers drafted LeBron James, and were becoming the greatest, but likewise in Julius Caesar with Brutus, Lebron James betrayed the Cavaliers, and they were brought back down to
The ancient roman republic stated to decline in 75 B.C. Rome became victim to many civil wars and its government was undecided. Along with these problems slaves were also starting to rebel. For all of this chaos came Julius Ceasar who was at the time a military commander. He eventually becomes dictator and makes some vary important decisions for Rome.
At the Capitol, Caesar would then be stabbed thirty three times by many people; Cassius, Cinna, Decius, Casca, Metellus, and even Brutus, Caesar’s thought-to-be friend. The famous line in Julius Caesar is after all these men have finished stabbing him and all he could manage to say was, “Et tu, Brute? - Then fall Caesar!” These words are French for “even you, Brutus?” (Shakespeare 3. 1. 77).
Logic or Emotion? What would appeal to someone more for them to understand someone's side, logic or emotion? This question is relatable to a subject to a Shakespearean play with the speeches between Mark Antony and Marcus Brutus. There are many arguments of who had the better speech but it's not who had a better speech but who used the different techniques better.