Was Julius Caesar Honorable

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Brutus was an honorable, kind, and noble friend to Julius Caesar. But Brutus was also part of Caesar’s death. Brutus was a man of Rome and was loved by everyone in Rome. Everything he did was for the good of Rome. But due to his lower intellect, he fell for Cassius' sinister plan to kill Caesar. And fighting with Cassius would end up killing Brutus on the battlefield of Philippi. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” —Warren Bennis Cassius thought that Caesar was gaining too much power. The power that Caeser had made Cassius severely jealous. So he came up with a plan to kill Caesar, Cassius planned to tell powerful senators in Roman society people that Caesar was on his way to be a disastrous dictator. The first person …show more content…

During the battle, Cassius sends out a messenger to see how his army is doing. To Cassius’ eye, it looked like the messenger was taken down by the opposing army. But, in reality, it was Cassius’ army saying their winning. Cassius was so scared that he had a soldier stab him in the heart, killing him. After hearing the news about Cassius, Brutus starts to get worried and inevitably decides to kill himself. Due to Brutus' and Cassius' actions, their armies fall apart causing Mark and Octavius to win the battle. They stand over Brutus’ body and say, “Then take him to follow thee, That did the latest service to my master. “This was the noblest Roman of them all. All the conspirators save only him. Did that they did in envy of great Caesar. He only in a general honest thought And common good to all made one of them. His life was gentle and the elements were so mixed in him that nature might stand up And say to all the world “This was a man.”- Antony, “According to his virtue, let us use him With all respect and rites of burial. Within my tent his bones tonight shall lie, Most like a soldier, ordered honorably. So call the field to rest, and let’s away. To part the glories of this happy day.” - Octavius. Pg. 106, sec.

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