Summaries of Julius Caesar Act I This first Act contains only three scenes, but each are important for many reasons. It begins with two tribunes, Flavius and Murellus, who scold commoners who parade down the street to celebrate Caesar's victory over Pompey. The two tribunes shame the commoners for celebrating the death of one of Rome's former leaders, and they depart solemnly. On February 15th the festival of Lupecalia is celebrated, and Caesar arrives in
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really believed that he was killing Caesar to uphold the Roman Republic. Octavius orders the body to be placed in his tent and gives the order to cease fighting. He ends the play with the lines, "So call the field to rest, and let's away / To part the glories of this happy day". Now all of the conspirators are dead, and thus ending the play.
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