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Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.


'The Death of Julius Caesar' by Vincenzo Camuccini
The Death of Julius Caesar
Vincenzo Camuccini

'Antony displays Caesar's bloody toga' by Joseph-Désiré Court
Antony displays Caesar's bloody toga
Joseph-Désiré Court
Act 1, Scene 1:
If you just want to start reading, here's the place to start. The notes and illustrations are conveniently located in the right-hand margin.

Scene Index:
Brief summaries of scenes, with links to the text.

Cast of Characters:
Brief descriptions of character relations.

Search Form:
Search for any word or phrase in the text and marginal notes.

Notable Quotes:
Famous quotations briefly explained and linked to the text, so that you can see them in context.

On Being a Roman:
An annotated list of passages on Roman patriotism. Each passage is a link to the text.
Pages from Plutarch
Shakespeare's source for Julius Caesar.

Selected Bibliography:
A list of critical commentary in print. Each item is reviewed.