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Ancient Rome



Julius Caesar, The Person

Julius Caesar, The Play


The actual date of Shakespeare's birth is not known, but, traditionally, April 23 has been Shakespeare's accepted birthday.


A house on Henley Street in Stratford, England, owned by William's father, John, is accepted as Shakespeare's birth place.


Shakespeare was a first-rate actor. He then became actor-manager and part-owner in the Blackfriars and afterwards the Globe Theatres.


Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems.


Shakespeare’s plays have been translated into every major living language, and they are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar was a Roman military and political leader. He played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

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Julius Caesar

Caesar was a politician and general of the Roman republic who greatly extended the Roman empire before seizing power and making himself dictator of Rome.

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar's bloody assassination on March 15, 44 B.C., forever marked March 15, or the Ides of March, as a day of infamy.

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Ancient Rome

The Roman Republic was established in 509 B.C. after Roman nobles overthrew the king. Under this new government, the Senate became the most powerful body.

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Ancient Rome

Ladder of Political Advancement

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Ancient Rome

Political Hierarchy

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Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome was situated on seven hills and its monumental public buildings - the Colosseum, the Forum of Trajan, and the Pantheon - made the city the "capital of the world" under the emperors.

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Ancient Rome

Pictorial Tour of Rome

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Julius Caesar

Brutusis one of the men who assassinate Caesar in the Senate.

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Julius Caesar

Mark Antony is one of the Triumvirs (leaders) who rule Rome following Caesar's assassination.

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Julius Caesar

Cassius is one of the original conspirators against Caesar.

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Julius Caesar

Calphurnia is the wife of Caesar who begs him not to go to the Senate on "the ides of March."

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Julius Caesar

Portia isthe wife of Marcus Brutus who tries to learn from Brutus the assassination conspiracy he is hiding from her.

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Famous Quotes

"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him". Quote (Act III, Scene II).

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Famous Quotes

"Et tu, Brute!" Quote (Act III, Scene I).

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Famous Quotes

"Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings". - (Quote Act I, Scene II).

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Famous Quotes

"Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more". Quote (Act III, Scene II).

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Famous Quotes

"Beware the ides of March". - (Quote Act I, Scene II).