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Julius Caesar


He is the greatest hero the Roman world has known, but for Julius Caesar the world is not enough. And with political ambition come new enemies, enemies who wield words like knives in the shadows.

Soon friend will become foe and foe his avenger, and only death shall be the victor.

Rated R. Contains scenes of unbridled political shenanigans

"Wow, I thought Clinton had it bad."
- NewsDay


aka "The Tragedy of "Julius Caesar""

Written in 1599

First performance was probably on June 12th 1599, at the opening of the Globe Theatre

First published in 1623

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You can read the full text of
"Julius Caesar" at
"Julius Caeser: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"Julius Caesar" at
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Julius Caesar"

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