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Caesar and Pompey


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A Roman tragedy by Chapman, published 1631.

It deals with the contention of Caesar and Pompey, the events leading to the battle of Pharsalus (48 bc), the murder of Pompey and the suicide of Cato of Utica. The motto of the play is ‘Only a just man is a free man’.

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George Chapman (1559—1634) poet and playwright


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