Julius Caesar

What does the Collosus represents in the whole play?

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A Colosus is a statue that is much bigger than life size. Cassius talks of Caesar building himself up to be bigger than he is while all other men hide about at his feet,

"Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs and peep about." Act 1 sc 2