Julius Caesar

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Julius Caesar by Mind Map: Julius Caesar

1. Portents

1.1. Line:187 "And these does she apply for warnings and portents"-Caeser

1.2. Definition: Signs of evil to come

1.3. Caesar was referring to his wife, calpurnia, who was begging him to stay home after having horrible nightmares of him being murdered.

2. palter

2.1. Line: 136

2.2. "And will not palter?"

2.3. Definition: beat around the bush: be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information.

2.4. This means that the Romans will be completely honest with each other.

3. drachmas

3.1. Line: 261

3.2. "To every several man, seventy-five drachmas."

3.3. Definition: The basic monetary unit of Greece (until the introduction of the euro), notionally equal to 100 lepta.

3.4. Mark Antony is reading Caesars will to the People of Rome. In the will Caesar Promises every person in Rome 75 Drachmas.

4. Ate

4.1. Line: 294

4.2. "With Ate by his side come hot from hell"

4.3. Definition:a Greek goddess of revenge

4.4. Antony is Speaking with Caesar's body after he died and the conspirators left the building. He says Caesar's spirit will return in him with revenge and Ate on his side from the depths of Hell.

5. Beseech

5.1. " I do Beseech ye, if you bear me hard."

5.2. Ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore; entreat: "they beseeched him to stay".

5.3. Antony is asking the conspirators to kill him quickly and now if they were planning too (after discovering Caesar murdered) , but they respond that don't plan too.

5.4. Line: 172