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Lecture 11 : Caesar and his heir Octavian/Augustus

Back to Lecture 10: Caesar in Power

Movie Clip (before class last time): Cleopatra's entrance into Rome through the Arch of Constantine
(Cleopatra, 1963)

I. Suetonius' (early 2nd cent. A.D.) Caesar:

Chapters 76-78: reasons for assassination
Chapters 58, 59: personal qualities
Chapters 45-54: personal habits
Chapter 1: courage
Chapter 14: more courage
Chapters 71-75: loyalty to friends, etc.
Chapters 87-89: his death

II. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (Course Packet)
Caesar as cardboard tyrant; the real hero: the conflicted Brutus

Movie Clip: Marlon Brando as Mark Antony (Julius Caesar, 1953)

III. Caesar's successor - Stage I: A Bloody Civil War

Octavian (born 63 B.C.), divi filius
Second Triumvirate, 43 B.C. (Mark Antony, Octavian, Lepidus)
Philippi (42 B.C.); against Sextus Pompey (Naulochos, 36 B.C.)
and Antony and Cleopatra (Actium, 31 B.C.); Maecenas, Agrippa, Livia

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