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Describe the supernatural events that takes place in Julius Caesar?
Some of the supernatural elements :
- At the end of Act I, a terrible storm comes up. Casca and Cicero each believe that the storm foreshadows events surrounding Caesar's impending assassination. Casca is fearful of a host of strange sightings and believes that these signs prognosticate evil. Cicero believes that the storm's power mirrors the power of the conspirators. Cassius is also energized by the storm.
- Caesar's wife, Calpurnia has a dream about a statue of her husband that was full of holes that bled profusely. Fearing evil, she tried to convince Caesar that her dream was a warning for him not to go to the Senate that day. Ceasar even has one of his servants go to the priests to do a sacrifice to see what they have to say about Calpurnia's fears. When the animal was sacrificed, there was no heart in it... a bad omen indeed. Caesar even ignores this omen when Decius Brutus re-interprets Calpurnia's dream to have a favorable meaning, just to entice Caesar to come to the Senate (and to his doom).
- Brutus' conscience conjours up the ghost of Caesar who tells Brutus that he will see him at Philippi. Brutus is feeling guilty for his part in the conspiracy and his conscience manifests his guilt in the form of a ghost. It is at Philippi that Brutus meets his end, so the appearance of the ghost foreshadows his demise.
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Caius Cassius's birthday. That day, his birthday also becomes his death day.
A round of civil wars brought Octavian (later known as Augustus) to power.
the battle between Egypt and Octavian leader of Rome
The plains of philippi
Julius Caesar conquered Rome about 48 b.c.
an outstanding writer of roman history
in ancient Rome, 44 B.C., while it was still an empire
Julius Caesar radically reformed the state of the Roman Republic and concentrated power in his hands. He weakened the political power of the patrician aristocracy by weakening… the political body which gave it political clout, the senate. He filled it with his supporters. The first chance to do so was the fact that many senators died in the civil war Caesar fought against the forces of the senate. He gave the vacant posts to his supporters. Then he increased the size of the senate from 600 to 900, filling the new posts with his adherents. He also put a limit on the term of office of the provincial governors, who were appointed from among the ranks of the senators. This was needed because the governors treated their provinces as their personal fiefs and the central government had lost control over them. Cesar ended the practice of electing the officers of state and turned them into his appointees. He gave himself the title of prefect of the morals to give himself the powers of the censors, who among other things, oversaw public morals and enrolled the senators. It was through this that he could increase the size of the senate. This enabled him to increase the size of the senate. He also gave himself tribunician powers have the powers which the plebeian tribunes (who were the representatives of the plebeians and were elected) enjoyed. This gave him the power to veto the senate. Therefore, Caesar increasingly put the control of the state in his hands, contrary to the republican tradition of sharing this among elected officials. This radically transformed the nature of Roman politics. He was also appointed dictator four times. The first time, in 49 BC, he was appointed dictator to preside over his own election as consul and resigned after 11 days. In 48 BC he was appointed for an indeterminate term while he was busy in Egypt and the eastern Mediterranean. He held it for one year. In 46 BC he was appointed for a term of ten years. In 44 BC he was appointed for life: dictator perpetuo (dictator in perpetuity). Caesar was a pupularis. This was a political faction which championed the cause of the poor and wanted reforms to improve the lot of the poor. It was opposed by the optimates, a conservative political faction which supported the interests of the aristocracy and opposed reforms. Caesar continued to pursue his land reforms to redistribute land for farming to the landless poor which he had legislated years earlier. He wrote off 1/4 of all debts, and distributed some of his money to the poor. Due to his policies in favour of the poor Caesar was very popular. He was seen as the hero of the people who stood up against an aristocracy which was seen as decadent and corrupt. He was a charismatic leader. He spent lavishly on public games which were festivities which could last for several days. The games had to be financed privately. Such sponsorship added more spice to the otherwise boring life of the poor and helped with his popularity. He transformed the gladiatorial games from funerary rituals in honour of the dead performed privately at the funeral of the rich into public games everyone could enjoy. Caesar also created his own personal religious cult by claiming that his family descended from the goddess Venus.
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Brutus cares for Rome more than himself which is how he came to the place of killing Caesar. he didn't want the good of Rome and the love he had for it to go to waste when Cae…sar became is power.one of the main people in the conspiracy in the murder of Caesar, in saying that in the beginning of the play/book Brutus is shown to have not one selfish bone in his body. he is very honest but also ver conflicted.
The supernatural events in Julius Cesar are: the graves yield out the dead, men all in fire walk up and down the streets of Rome there are men with their hands on f…ire but yet they don't feel their hands burning, lion gives birth to its cubs in the streets of Rome Cesar's ghost appearing before Brutus blood drizzling on the capitol,
The events leading to Caesar's death were the accumulation of power by Caesar. they stabbed him because they felt as dictator for life thAT he would abbuse his power or be too… powerful
Describe Julius Caesar as a leader? Julius Caesar was a powerful leader and a a noble roman everyone loved him but the was called t the capital and was assassinated by 25 me…mbers of the senate and his best Friend
Casca relates that during the storm, he saw a man whose, although his hands were on fire, flesh did not burn. He saw a lion that simply ignored him and walked away. An owl… was out and about in broad open daylight. Best of the bizarre nature of these sightings, Casca concludes they mean there is trouble ahead.
The eagles that flew away and have been replaced by the crows, and when they see Brutus' ghost.