Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar is a tragedy play written by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It is set in ancient Rome and dramatizes the events surrounding the assassination of Julius Caesar, a historical figure who was a famous Roman general and politician. The play explores themes of power, ambition, betrayal, and political intrigue. It is known for its famous speeches, such as Mark Antony’s “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears” speech, and for its depiction of Caesar’s tragic downfall.