Are there any examples of how the main themes (power and politics, pride and honor) could be demonstrated in other settings besides Ancient Rome?

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The themes of Julius Caesar are universal, which is why they still speak to us today, hundreds of years after the play was written and thousands of years after the events it depicts took place. Over the years, productions of Julius Caesar have played out the power dynamics of Ancient Rome in radically different settings, whether it's remote African villages, the boardrooms of corporate America, or even American high schools. This has been possible because such power...

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