Calpurnia


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Calpurnia

(kălpûr`nēə), d. after 44 B.C., Roman matron. The daughter of Lucius Calpurnicus Piso Caesoninus (see under PisoPiso
, distinguished family of the ancient Roman gens Calpurnia. One of the best-known members was Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, d. after 43 B.C., father-in-law of Julius Caesar. As consul (58 B.C.
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, family), she was married to Julius Caesar in 59 B.C. She was loyal to him despite his many infidelities and his neglect. The picture of her in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is drawn mainly from Plutarch.

Calpurnia

dreams that a statue of Julius Caesar is spouting blood from a hundred wounds. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Julius Caesar]

Calpurnia

sees bloody statue of Julius in dream. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
References in classic literature ?
For when Caesar would have discharged the senate, in regard of some ill presages, and specially a dream of Calpurnia; this man lifted him gently by the arm out of his chair, telling him he hoped he would not dismiss the senate, till his wife had dreamt a better dream.
Later, his wife, Calpurnia, also dreams her lord will be killed on the same day the seer mentions.
Williams's staging included photos and footage of lynchings and protests, and drew more focus to characters like Calpurnia, the Finches' housekeeper, as she reacted bitterly to the first utterance of the N-word.
Despite a month of bad dreams stemming from that warning, and his wife Calpurnia's attempt to talk him into staying home, the mighty Caesar - who thought of himself to be as 'constant as the northern star', set off to the Senate and as a result of his hubris, 'a delicious cocktail was concocted in memoriam'.
Today Quinn lives with two rescue dogs (Caesar and Calpurnia) and her husband, an active-duty member of the Navy whom she's nicknamed "the Overseas Gladiator." She's already hard at work on her next book, tentatively called The Rose Code, about a group of female code breakers at Bletchley Park.
LaTanya Richardson Jackson, who portrays Calpurnia in the play, marveled at Lee's achievement.
Ao fazer referencia "historiografica" a Calpurnia Pisonis, nobre romana e terceira esposa de Julio Cesar, a lei do seculo XIII procura justificar a anulacao de quaisquer duvidas sobre os casos em que as figuras femininas fossem consideradas capazes de exercer a representacao do outro.
This persuasion stands in stark contrast to Decius's persuasion of Caesar to go to the Capitol, which hinges on a deliberate (mis)interpretation of Calpurnia's dream.
Caption: Calpurnia (Clarissa Mota), Tom Robinson's Wife (Cory Sierra), Bob Ewell (Austin Ferris) and, Mayella Ewell (Jamie Glickman).
The six most abundant woody species in their order of density in Yemrehane Kirstos Church Natural Forest were Juniperus procera, Olea europaea, Maytenus arbutifolia, Osyris quadripartite Calpurnia aurea, and Debregeasia saeneb (Table 1).