Gaius Cassius Longinus. He is very serious, smiles a little and reads a lot. Cassius captures envy and hatred for Caesar and he does not want him to rule over him. Cassius is haunted by the detail that in the eyes of the Romans Julius became a divinity. He decides to confederacy against him. He reproaches Brutus to kill Caesar, claiming that Caesar is too strong and it’s the time for him to die. When Gross goes over to his side, he forges letters that confirm that society craves the death of Julius. His life ends with suicide in the fight of Philippi, as he mistakenly decided that his army was defeated.
Gaius Cassius Longinus in the Essays