Caesar: Do you think that the senators who plotted to assassinate Caesar were acting in the best interests of Rome? Why or why not?

Write an Essay answering this question with the details below and to use the sources listed below if possible.

Length: 1750 words

Referencing Style: Footnotes

Bibliography: The bibliography should be divided into two sections with the following headings: a?Ancient Sourcesa? and a?Modern Worksa?.


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Bibliography Ancient Sources:

Plutarch, Life of Caesar Caesar, The Civil War Suetonius, Life of Caesar

Sourcebooks and Compendiums

Dillon, M.P.J. & Garland, L., Ancient Rome, Chs.13; 14.6; 14.11.

Modern Sources:

Buszard, Bradley, a?Caesaras Ambition: A Combined Reading of Plutarchas AlexanderCaesar and Pyrrhus-Mariusa TAPhA (2008) 185-215.

Collins, J.H., a?Caesar and the Corruption of Powera, Historia 4 (1955) 445a 465. North, J.A., a?review of Weinstocka, Journal of Roman Studies 65 (1975) 171a 177.

Yavetz, Z., Julius Caesar and his Public Image, Thames and Hudson, London 1983, Ch.6.

Additional Sources For Those Who Want More

Chilver, G.E.F., a?The Aftermath of Caesara Greece and Rome 4 (1957) 71-77.

Cook, S.A., a?Caesaras Position in the Statea Cambridge Ancient History, vol.9, 1951,

718a 735.

Coulter, C.C., a?Caesaras Clemencya, The Classical Journal 26.7 (1931) 513-524.