The great conspiracy against Julius Caesar - Kathryn Tempest

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On March 15th, 44 BCE, Roman dictator Julius Caesar was assassinated by a group of about 60 of his own senators. Why did these self-titled Liberators want him dead? And why did Brutus, whose own life had been saved by Caesar, join in the plot? Kathryn Tempest investigates the personal and political assassination of Julius Caesar.

Lesson by Kathryn Tempest, animation by Brett Underhill.

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