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What contributions to Julius Ceasar are made by Calpurnia and Portia? i dont get why these 2 female characters are significant, please explain... thanks

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Calpurnia is significant in that she believes the superstitions going on around her.  She admonishes Caesar not to go out, as she had a horrible dream of his statue pouring blood in a fountain, while the people gathered around washing their hands in it.  Caesar, ever resolute, tells her that she has misinterpreted the dream; it represents him pouring out himself, or very blood, in caring for the people of Rome. ...

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