Teacher Guide

Julius Caesar Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Julius Caesar draws comparison to Shakespeare's other tragedies. It is most obviously connected to Shakespeare's other Roman plays, including Antony and Cleopatra. With regards to the non-Roman tragedies, Julius Caesar can be perhaps be most closely compared to Macbeth, which also deals with a middle-aged protagonist in a position of martial and political dealership contending with the consequences of assassinating a head of state.

The source material for Julius Caesar is Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans.

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