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Julius Caesar:by William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the conspiracy against the Roman dictator of the same name, his assassination, and its aftermath. It is one of several Roman plays that he wrote, based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra.

The play opens with the commoners of Rome celebrating Caesar’s triumphant return from defeating Pompey’s sons at the battle of Munda. Although the title of the play is Julius Caesar, Caesar is not the central character in its action; he appears in only three scenes, and is killed at the beginning of the third act. Caesar’s assassination is one of the most famous scenes of the play the protagonist of the play is Marcus Brutus, and the central psychological drama is his struggle between the conflicting demands of honour, patriotism, and friendship.

 

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Julius Caesar

  • It is one of several Roman plays that he wrote, based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra.

    Format: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

    Words count: 21,100

    Data container: ZIP FILE ( 815 kb)

    Language: ENGLISH