Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Symbols

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The presence of omens and prophecies in Julius Caesar lends an air of the supernatural to the cold political machinery of Rome. From the Soothsayer's warning, to the storm, to the birds that presage Cassius's(read full symbol analysis)
In Julius Caesar, the human body echoes the body politic: the conspirators call Caesar's autocracy a sickness that must be cured; the sleepless Brutus speaks of a rebellion in his body mirroring the rebellion… (read full symbol analysis)
Because of its advanced culture and military might, Rome represented the world in microcosm. The lives of its most prominent citizens represented all human actions, and had far-reaching consequences for all of Western Civilization. In… (read full symbol analysis)