Essays Tagged: "Gaius Cassius Longinus"

Decisions, Decisions. The mistakes of Brutus.

e first was letting Mark Antonylive and the second was letting him speak alone at the funeral. When Cassius firstsuggested that they should kill Mark Antony, which they should of, but the noble Brutus ... was not his only mistake with Mark Antonyhe also let him speak at Caesar funeral. He was warned by Cassius, but Brutus ignoredhim as usual. When Mark Antony spoke he got crowd on his side and they ki ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Jealousy in Julius Caesar

causes many of the characters in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar to commit dangerous and foolish acts. Cassius' jealousy drives him to kill Caesar. All the conspirators, except the noble Brutus, kill Cae ... ator who murders Caesar for more honorable reasons. Jealousy is a very important theme in this play.Cassius feels very threatened by Caesar's power. He remembers when he was an equal to Caesar, and do ...

(2 pages) 57 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Assassination: Gaius Julius Caesar

Assassination: Gaius Julius CaesarCaius Julius Caesar, a Roman consul, was a great leader and a terrible dictator.M ... al victory and pacifying the Roman world, Caesar decided to became dictator for life. This prompted Gaius Cassius and Marcus Junius Brutus to plot an assassination to preserve the Roman Republic. On M ... Rome, and from there out Rome declined.Bibliography:[1] Funk & Wagnalls Corp. (1994). 'Caesar, Gaius Julius', Microsoft ® Encarta.[2] Perry, Marvin. (1988) 'A History of the World', Houghton ...

(1 pages) 62 0 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Who is the hero in Julius Caesar by Shakespeare?

esake of the play, Caesar, himself. But could the hero be loyal best friend Marc Antony, the crafty Cassius, or virtuous Brutus.My first thought is that Brutus is the hero in Shakespeare's Julius Caes ... ion plot, he is torn between loyalty to Rome and loyalty to Caesar. He fought the first attempts of Cassius to bring him into the murder plot. He was loyal to his friend and general Caesar. As Cassius ...

(1 pages) 40 1 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Amy Lowell Research Paper

f this is:"Let me have men about me that are fat, sleek-headed men, and such as sleep a-nights yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look: He thinks to much: Such men are dangerous. Caesar said help me C ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Caesar and Brutus.

blic is equal to Caesar honoring himself and establishing a monarchy. Initially Brutus is swayed by Cassius because of family pride. "O, you and I have heard our fathers say there was a Brutus once th ... would have brooked th' eternal devil to keep his state in Rome as easily as a king" (1.3.159). Here Cassius is referring to Brutus' ancestor who rid Rome of a ruler and created the republic. Brutus pu ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Character Decription of Mark Anthony and his role in the Shakespearean play, "Julius Caesar"

hony serves as a developing passionate and lively character. His love for Caesar is deep-rooted, as Cassius says (II, 1,183) His quiet, obedient exterior quickly dissolves upon his discovery of Caesar ... and begins to stir the people. The character of Anthony is living up to the "shrewd contriver" that Cassius claimed him to be (II, 1, 158). The sly and insidious personality of Mark Anthony is a neces ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, Funeral Oration Analysis

inking by using many clever ways. The intent of Antony's plan is to convince the common people that Cassius, Brutus, and Casca were wrong to kill Caesar and they were just jealous. Just a few examples ... ars cloak stained with blood and rips in it from the knife. By doing this he is able to make Casca, Cassius, and the other killers look very bad. The other influence Antony uses over the common ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar was born on July 13, 100 BC. Although patrician descent, Caesar's family had not ... lthough patrician descent, Caesar's family had not achieved real prominence. His father, also named Gaius Julius Caesar, was the brother-in-law of Gaius Marius and married Aurelia, who was connected w ... her, he refused and escaped harm through the intervention of such people as his mother's relative, Gaius Aurelius Cotta. Caesar was then sent to collect a fleet from the Roman ally Nicomedes IV of Bi ...

(7 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Julius Caesar

Caesar” was about how the senate killed Julius Caesar. There were six main characters Brutus, Cassius, Portea, Calpernia, Mark Anthony, and Julius Caesar.Brutus was Caesar’s best friend. Br ... hen Brutus stabbed Julius Caesar you could tell in his eyes that he didn’t want to stab Caesar.Cassius was also in the senate. The reason he killed Caesar was because of jealousy of Caesar’s ...

(1 pages) 488 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julius Caesar-Translation

Julius Caesar Act I scene II Cassius: I know the goodness in you, Brutus, Also I know your noble external behavior. ... er shores. Caesar said to me, “I challenge you, Cassius, now jump in this roaring river With me and see who can swim to the rock first?&Ati ... e the finishing point, Caesar cried, “Help me, Cassius, I am sinking!” I, did the same thing a ...

(1 pages) 550 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Julius Caesar Essay

th an advantage over the baby before him and yet three times( in the play) he is offered the crown. Cassius says that he was "born free as Caesar"¦" This shows that Caesar wasn't born wit ... ve just accepted that his leader and close friend was dead. He went and led the people into killing Cassius and the other conspirators. One might argue that he was right in killing the conspirators bu ...

(1 pages) 567 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Brutus

very important role in the conspiracy against Caesar. He was the backbone of the plan. According to Cassius, Brutus's main purpose in the conspiracy is for and insurance policy. The people will think, ... also be the leader of the conspiracy for another insured way to stay innocent in the assassination. Cassius was the one to declare Brutus the leader of the conspiracy. This was another way to show tha ...

(1 pages) 527 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julius Caesar

attles against Pompey. Although the plebeians of the play show no true emotions for Caesar, Brutus, Cassius and the rest of the gang express their thoughts of Caesar as a overpowering man and a tyrant ... hings. He never even saw it coming that he was to be murdered by his so called admirers, Brutus and Cassius. He should have known better to listen to his wife and the soothsayer who kept reminding him ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Is brutus an honorable man

an honorable man. Brutus was a very selfish and self-centered person. He continually ignored Cassius' and the conspirators' ideas. He was the leader and everyone was supposed to go along with t ... everyone was supposed to go along with them. Not to mention that all of his decisions went against Cassius and they were all the wrong moves. Brutus refused to admit that he was wrong or listen to ot ...

(2 pages) 2601 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julius caesar 2

s to point to different holes in Caesars clothes and says act 3 scene 2 line 181 "in this place ran cassius dagger, see what a rent the envious casca made, through this the well belated brutus stabbed ...

(3 pages) 394 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julius caesar

s to point to different holes in Caesars clothes and says act 3 scene 2 line 181 "in this place ran cassius dagger, see what a rent the envious casca made, through this the well belated brutus stabbed ...

(3 pages) 343 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Good vs. Bad Julius Ceasar

le. But some Romans had a problem with Caesar and plotted to kill him. These people were Brutus and Cassius. This started a civil war between the Romans. This war may have been prevented if Brutus and ... omans. This war may have been prevented if Brutus and Cassius had done things a little differently. Cassius would have made a better leader rather than Brutus. Cassius also had more of a passion to ki ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

How Brutus was Unhonourable

r be a villager/Than to repute himself a son of Rome." (I.ii.172-173). Before the conspiracy began, Cassius was able to convey to Brutus that Caesar is no better than Brutus:Brutus and Caesar: what sh ... ing Brutus to ponder on whether he is entreated "to speak and strike"(II.i.56). Brutus also trusted Cassius' judgement about Caesar, even though Cassius was just jealous, which pitted Brutus against C ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare