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September 15, 2021 70 min

ALI Fellow Katherine Bradshaw returns to New Humanists, in installment number two of our discussion of Shakespeare's Roman plays. This week, we talk about The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. What happened to the nascent republic of Coriolanus? Why does a dictator now rule Rome? And how does his murder give birth to a new regime?

Jan Blits's edition of Julius Caesar: https://amzn.to/3lune16

Blits's monograph, Rome and the Spirit of Caesar: https://bookshop.org/a/25626/9781498525268

René Girard's Theater of Envy: https://bookshop.org/a/25626/9781587318603

Plutarch's Life of Caesar (free): https://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/e/roman/texts/plutarch/lives/caesar*.html

Plutarch's Life of Caesar (Greek-English): https://amzn.to/3CkGTHD

Suetonius' The Twelve Caesars (English): https://bookshop.org/a/25626/9780140455168

Suetonius's The Twelve Caesars Vol. I (English-Latin): https://amzn.to/3zgkBoe

Julius Caesar, 1953 film: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045943/

Julius Caesar, 2017 Royal Shakespeare Company production: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6848180/

Latin courses at ALI: https://ancientlanguage.com/register-latin/
Greek courses at ALI: https://ancientlanguage.com/register-greek/
Hebrew courses at ALI: https://ancientlanguage.com/register-hebrew/


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