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Julius Caesar

A terror of tyranny, a plot to bring down an opportunistic would-be autocratA leader who rules by force and with absolute power, without the permission of others., merciless political backstabbing… as has become a hallmark of Shakespeare’s tragedies, Julius Caesar could have been written yesterday. And yet it is also an achingly personal tale of misguidedness, hubrisArrogance. In Greek tragedy, hubris is the key flaw that brings disaster to humans., despair and downfall. Written in 1599, this political thriller depicts an untimely assassination which sends Rome spinning into disastrous Civil War.

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