Julius Caesar: The Assassination Of The Roman Empire

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With the powerful Roman empire advancing on a global stand point, tensions began to rise as well. Tyrants from birth, began to expose their ego driven leadership that seemed to conflict with one another. Soon after the fall of the three-way alliance between Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, Julius Caesar, and Marcus Crassus, Caesar’s power began to take birth. A victorious battle was won by Julius Caesar over “Pompey” which in return led to an elaborate triumphal celebration. Following this major feat was the beginning of Caesar’s ten-year dictatorship that the tyrant had always desired. The throne of Rome and the crowning of king was not far within the eye sight of the ambitious Julius Caesar. It was this point that the numerous authors have accounted for the dictator’s assassination. These writers claim that the fear of monarchy, jealousy within the senate, and a threat to the Roman republic government led to the assassination of Julius Caesar. Rome, a strong and conquering nation had much of their support in a republic form of government to keep them from a king. For this empire, a monarchy was not a popular idea. Seeing that the success of this empire arose from the foundation of their republic and a powerful senate. According to Plutarch: The Assassination of Julius Caesar, the plot of the killing of Caesar was birthed from Cicero, an old, yet beloved member of the senate that could see a monarchy on the rise. He then got Marcus Brutus to carry out the scheme with the support
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