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Notes on the excerpt from Mark Antony's speech

Mark Antony’s speech ‘Friends, Romans, Countrymen’ from Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar was delivered after the assassination of Caesar by the conspirators. Brutus with his speech after the murder calmed the people and explained that Caesar was killed because he was ambitious. 63 more words

Unit 1 Flights Of Freedom

Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, "Plutarch" 46-120AD

“The world of man is best captured through the lives of the men who created history.” Plutarch

Further reading:

  • Pelling, Christopher: Plutarch and History. Eighteen Studies, London 2002.
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Marcus Tullius Cicero 106-43BC

Thus they let their anger and fury take from them the sense of humanity, and demonstrated that no beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage. 109 more words

Cleopatra (1934)

D: Cecil B. DeMille / 100m

Cast: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon, Joseph Schildkraut, Ian Keith, Gertrude Michael, C. Aubrey Smith, Irving Pichel

After his previous movie, … 665 more words


Ancient History for the Toronto Coin Expo 2018 Spring Sale

When you’re a numismatist, you talk a lot about history; whether you collect coins, banknotes, tokens, or medals, it’s intimately connected to our hobby.  It’s difficult to get much more historic than the subject of today’s blog post – ancient coins.  407 more words


Julius caesar

Julius Caesar was a formidable conqueror who expanded Roman empire; brought war booties to it, defeated the sons of Pompeii and dominated the political life of Rome. 510 more words