This angers the son of Marcus Aurelius, known as Commodus who then kills his own father and becomes the Emperor of Rome. Commodus then seeks the allegiance of Maximus who refuses due to the murder of Marcus Aurelius. Enraged with Maximus, the new Emperor Commodus then orders the killing of Maximus’s wife and young child. Maximus somehow manages to escape the same unfortunate fate of his family but is eventually located by a group of slave traders and eventually sold to a gladiator trainer of sorts known as Antonius. This is where Maximus begins his careers as a gladiator.
82 B.C. It was Julius Caesar of the Roman Empire that started the seemingly endless war between the mythic creatures of Dacia and the humans of Rome. 86 A.D. I as general led the militia to ravage Moesia and kill their worthless governor. My first battle.
Julius Caesar Persuasive Essay In the book Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the character Brutus helps his friend Cassius in killing Julius Caesar. When he does, many people think of him as a horrible person. Mark Antony, one of Caesar’s close friends, tries to get Brutus killed because he helped in Caesar’s murder. Then, Brutus starts to feel uneasy about the murder, and then he sees Caesar’s ghost the night before a big battle. He tries to persuade himself that it was just his imagination, and he then heads off to Philippi the morning after for the big battle.
The assassination is proved wrong by Antony when he reads Caesar's will to the people. Antony reads the paper or his will to the crowd and in it Caesar "gives/, to every several man seventy-five drachmas." The conspirators who killed Caesar believed he might do something bad to the citizens of Rome, but Caesar loved them enough to put them in his will, canceling any good cause for the assassination. The conspirators killed Caesar because they also believed that he was too ambitious. When Caesar "put it[the crown] by thrice.../ and at every putting-by mine honest neighbors shouted," he threw the conspirators into being jealous.
The end of his life was growing near, and he grew ill. He attempted suicide, but his servants kept the poisons and blades away from him. He hired a barbarian man to murder him, yet he failed to follow through. So Hadrian decided to retire and soon ended up dying afterwards. Hadrian died being one of the greatest Roman Emperors in ancient history.
The Roman army was defeated in humiliating ways by Spartacus, his leader was inspirational and his way to get out of the most impossible situations had the Roman army dumb founded. Crassus crucified the 6000 gladiators and the slaves. The rebels eventuated to around
Killian Stanley Syntax Aylmer Battle of the Suitors The battle between Odysseus and his wife’s (Penelope) suitors began when Odysseus gave his son, Telemachus, the signal. The two then drew swords and spears. Odysseus who is disguised as an old beggar sheds his rags and takes position at the entrance of the hall. The first suitor to be killed is Antinous, one of the leading suitors. He receives a spear to the neck.
The two started a moment, and the truth was open to each. Regin snatched at his belt for a dagger and leapt at the young man, who sprang up and away, fumbling for his sword (Coolidge 1057). Since Kreon yearns for respect so badly that he tries to kill his own niece and that my friend starts the domino effect of bad luck. His son attempted to kill him and then after failing to kill him, his son commits suicide, his wife commits suicide, his niece dies and then of top of all that the people of his city hate him. Sigurd ends up killing the dragon and after killing the dragon he starts to roast the dragon’s heart which is filled with knowledge.
Fight your way out, / or run for it, if you think you can escape death. / I doubt one man of you skins by…” (705). By destroying the suitors, Odysseus used violence once again as a way to satisfy his need for vengeance, despite the fact that the suitors offered alternate ways to pay him back. Since the suitors betrayed him, pursued his beloved wife Penelope, and threatened to take his place as king, Odysseus felt the need to slaughter the suitors as the most sufficient way to retaliate. “Death at the Palace” suggests Ancient Greeks considered violent revenge adequate.
In fact, some of the monsters in the story knew he was an epic hero, such as Circe in Book 10 (Line 56) “ ‘ What champion, of what country, can you be?’”, Odysseus finally justify himself to Poseidon, who finally let him return to home. As soon as he got home, he needed to conquer one last challenge. In order to see his wife, Penelope again, he had to kill the army of suitors that were waiting at his front door for Penelope’s hand in marriage. He killed each and every single one of the men. For this reason, Odysseus have had proven himself to be an epic