Roman Empire In The Time Of Antony And Cleopatra

Julius Ceasar

Julius Caesar had changed the nature of the Roman empire, he had swept away the old, corrupt system of the late Roman republic and had set an example to future Roman emperors as well as other future European leaders to live up to. After his death, Mark Antony had taken control of the empire by giving an emotional speech that that won over Rome's citizens, later on a political alliance was formed with Octavion and Mark Antony, The political situation in Rome compelled Antony to return to Italy where he was forced to conclude a temporary settlement with Octavian, part of which was that he married Octavian's sister, Octavia. Mark Antony took control of the eastern territories ...

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tyranny and greed. During this time the men where always the leader of the pact. the different characterization between Rome and Egypt is understood through the "masculinity" of Rome and the Romans and the "femininity" of Egypt and the Egyptians. In traditional criticism of Antony and Cleopatra, ``Rome has been characterized as a male world, presided over by the austere Caesar, and Egypt as a female domain, embodied by a Cleopatra who is seen to be as abundant, leaky, and changeable as the Nile''.

Roman Mythology

The stories are often concerned with politics and morality, and how an individual's personal integrity relates to his or her responsibility to the community or Roman state. The romans worshipped thousands of gods, for everything imaginable they had many different gods and goddesses, mars was known as the god of war and so the soldiers would hence most likely pray to mars for strength in battle. The romans have a temple known as 'the pantheon' which is dedicated to all ...

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