In act 2, scene 3 of Julius Caesar, what new warnings lie in wait for Caesar as he nears the capitol?

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Act 2, scene 3 of Julius Caesar is an incredibly short one, and consists entirely of Artemidorus reading aloud a letter that he has written for Caesar warning him of the conspirators' plot against him. In the letter, Artemidorus lists by name every conspirator with blatant explanation of their intentions,...

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Act 2, scene 3 of Julius Caesar is an incredibly short one, and consists entirely of Artemidorus reading aloud a letter that he has written for Caesar warning him of the conspirators' plot against him. In the letter, Artemidorus lists by name every conspirator with blatant explanation of their intentions, adding that "a sense of security opens the door to conspiracy." This is meant to warn Caesar that he has perhaps been a bit too comfortable and secure, making it easier for the treason brewing around him to take form.

Artemidorus concludes the scene by saying very plainly that if Caesar reads this letter, there will be hope for his life. If not, there is little hope to stop the conspirators from carrying out their plan. Caesar has already ignored the warnings of his wife earlier in the play as well as the warnings of the soothsayer. Unfortunately, Artemidorus is unable to get the letter to Caesar in time.

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After rejecting the warnings of his wife Calpurnia because Decius flatters him and informs him that the Senate has decided to award Caesar a crown on this day, Caesar's ambition "that should be made of sterner stuff," as Marc Antony later says gets the better of him and he scolds Calpurnia,  

How foolish do your fears seem now, Calpurnia!
I am ashamed I did yield to them.
Give me my robe, for I will go. (2.2.109-111)

So, in Scene 3, Artemidorus, a teacher and friend of some of the conspirators has learned of the plan to assassinate Caesar; consequently, he writes Caesar, cautioning him.  He stands waiting for Caesar to pass so that he can hand him the earnest warning signed by him, a loving friend. Aloud to himself he says that Caesar will live if he reads this letter; if not, "the Fates with traitors do contrive" (2.3.13-14)

Here Artemidorus has clearly warned Julius Caesar that there are those who entertain treacherous thoughts.against him.

 

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