What Makes a Rebel Into a Hero?
by Stephen Dando-Collins
The same political process that made a hero out of the rebel Julius Caesar made villains out of his assassins, and burnished the reputations of some other rebels against the Roman Empire.
The Shameful Attack on the New York Public Theater Production of “Julius Caesar”
by Ed Simon
What the rightwing is really upset about is how Shakespeare helps us see the tyrant for what he is.
Hail Caesar! Rome’s Favorite Dictator is on Stages Everywhere, Even on the Ides of March
by Bruce Chadwick
Why is Julius Caesar, lover of power and Cleopatra, too, so wildly popular in 2015? The answer is the public’s fascination with his unique story, and a true story.
SOURCE: History channel
Julius Caesar Suffered from Strokes, Not Epilepsy, New Study Says
After reevaluating Caesar’s symptoms and looking into his family history, a pair of doctors now believes that the famed dictator may have actually been the victim of a series of “mini-strokes” that damaged his health and affected his mental state.
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