Brutus is convinced to kill caesar because he feels that caesar will not make a great leader as a result, he decides to kill brutus alongside cassius and the conspirators since, brutus decides to kill caesar, it becomes the right thing to do because brutus is an honorable man and people believe in whatever he does. Rome has many people that have the characteristics to be great leaders antony is a manipulative man, brutus is an honorable man, and octavius is a quiet strength all three men would do an excellent job in leading rome. Augustus, also called augustus caesar or (until 27 bce) octavian, original name gaius octavius, adopted name gaius julius caesar octavianus, (born september 23, 63 bce —died august 19, 14 ce, nola, near naples [italy]), first roman emperor, following the republic, which had been finally destroyed by the dictatorship of julius caesar, his. The tragedy of julius caesar is a history play and tragedy by william shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599it is one of several plays written by shakespeare based on true events from roman history, which also include coriolanus and antony and cleopatra. Julius caesar a great roman general and senator recently returned to rome in triumph after a successful military campaign while his good friend brutus worries that caesar may aspire to dictatorship over the roman republic, caesar seems to show no such inclination, declining the crown several times.
A big chunk of the romans army were gladiators seeking freedom that combined with a savage trainning made the army great, yes in size and in savagery neverthless, great in might because what they did was to conquer wich equals to steal,others assets, land and even their lives by enslaving them. Who would be a better leader, brutus or antony by david villari brutus and antony have a lot of power already in roman society, but who would make a better leader. Welcome this is a subreddit dedicated to the roman kingdom, republic and the empire up until the fall of the western empire feel free to post about roman architecture, military history, art, archaeological finds and anything else that deals with ancient rome. Dstuva and mwestwood make very important points about the presence of very dangerous flaws in brutus, antony, and cassius, and i do agree that brutus is the most noble of the three.
In shakespeare's julius caesar, i believe that different kinds of men (in this play) could be great leaders for different reasons others have admirable characteristics, but would make poor leaders. Brutus won one battle against octavian but antony routed cassius's troops and cassius committed suicide brutus killed himself and it is his death that marks the end of the republican cause octavian had to settle the veterans but the entire settlement process was plagued by injustices and inconsistencies. Julius caesar character analysis written around the year 1599, the tragedy of julius caesar written by william shakespeare, was based on the roman philosopher plutarch's biographies of the hoary greek and roman rulers, julius caesar, octavius brutus, and marc anthony. In shakespeare's julius caesar, decius brutus and in shakespeare\'s julius caesar, decius brutus and mark antony, both roman senators, eulogize julius caesar, each using a different technique and approach brutus, in a somewhat arrogant, to the point, eulogy, attempts to sway the people. Antony's comment that brutus is 'the noblest roman of them all' is laced with sarcasm actually he wishes to tell the public that caesar was not at all ambitious as pointed by brutus but he does not say this immediately rather he cites instances and instigates audience slowly and logically.
But brutus's moral power is so great that it overpowers cassius's practical judgment, to the failure of their cause at the outset, shakespeare accents cassius's unlovely traits, his ambition opposing itself to caesar's, his unscrupulous methods of drawing brutus into the conspiracy. He proves to be a skilled commander in battle, and as the play proceeds, mark antony and octavius beat cassius and brutus brutus falls on his own sword, preferring to die rather than be captured. Antony, brutus, and cassius all possess positive and negative characteristics, but brutus would be the best ruler for rome because he is very intelligent & determined and that is the leader rome needs. On the plains of philippi, brutus and cassius reach with their forces where there are the armies of octavius and antony with the interference of octavius their wrong doing comes to an end then the forces of cassius and antony fight in which antony emerges victorious.
The four leaders (octavius, atony, brutus, and cassius) meet on the battlefield before the fighting begins because so that they can make bets on the outcome and also insult each other. The battle of philippi in 42 bce was an all-roman affair fought between the young octavian, chosen heir of julius caesar, and the mercurial mark antony, widely regarded as the greatest living roman general on the one side against brutus and cassius, the assassins of caesar and champions of the republican cause on the other. Julius caesar comparative essay: mark antony and marcus brutus surrounding and including the death of julius caesar mark antony is his trusted friend and supporter another friend of caesar, but much less of a supporter, is marcus brutus, who is a leader of the conspiracy against caesar. Thus the first act belongs to cassius, the second to brutus, the third to caesar, the fourth to antony, and the last act to octavius when antony orders octavius to, lead your battle softly on / upon the left hand of the even field (5116-17), he is contradicted for the first time.
The essay on honorable man brutus octavius rome have the characteristics to be great leaders antony is a manipulative man, brutus is an honorable man, and octavius is a quiet strength. The history of rome is full of great leaders and generals, but julius caesar, augustus and constantine deserve a special mention which of them do you admire the most we compare their achievements and contributions and debate who should be considered the best roman emperor. Antony antony proves strong in all of the ways that brutus proves weak his impulsive, improvisatory nature serves him perfectly, first to persuade the conspirators that he is on their side, thus gaining their leniency, and then to persuade the plebeians of the conspirators' injustice, thus gaining the masses' political support.
The characteristics that make romans anthony, brutus, and octavius great leaders. Brutus, head of the conspiracy, also gave a good speech, but the romans didn't react to it a battle erupted, and most of the conspirators committed suicide a battle erupted, and most of the conspirators committed suicide.
Antony and octavius treat brutus' body by paying great honor and respect to brutus and calling him the greatest roman of them all they did this because antony knows brutus. Caesar's friend he desires to make caesar king, and virtually single-handedly brings about the undoing of the conspirators after caesar's murder described as a passionate man who loves art and music, and teased even by caesar for staying out late at parties, antony is the opposite of the coldly logical brutus. The decisions that one man makes can determine the length of life rome has many people that have the characteristics to be great leaders antony is a manipulative man, brutus is an honorable man, and octavius is a quiet strength.