On March 15th, 44 BCE, Roman dictator Julius Caesar was assassinated by a group of about 60 of his own senators. Why did these self-titled Liberators want him dead? And why did Brutus, whose own life had been saved by Caesar, join in the plot? Kathryn Tempest investigates the personal and political assassination of Julius Caesar.
A Visual Crash Course in All the Deaths in Shakespeare’s Tragedies
Entre la literatura y la demografía, este infográfico resume la mortandad en las tragedias de Shakespeare, las muchas maneras en que los personajes de sus obras se enfrentan a ese destino último que, antes de arribar, recorre caprichosas circunstancias.
Are you finishing up Shakespeare's Julius Caesar? This Fishbowl Seminar requires students to synthesize their understanding of two major characters in the play in order to assess their leadership qualities. After working through a few preparation activities, students participate in an engaging (and somewhat competitive!) discussion in which they argue their selected or assigned positions.