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==How did Caesar Die?==
As soon as Caesar entered the theatre, one of the conspirators approached him. The conspirator pretended to hand a petition to Caesar. At this time, not only did Caesar not have any guards, but
her servants had also fallen behind him. The group had also successfully delayed Mark Anthony, one of Caesar's staunchest allies. This delay prevented Anthony from being by Caesar's side. Caesar was left alone and virtually defenseless.
According to the Greek historian Plutarch, one of the conspirators, possibly Casca, seized the toga of Caesar. Caesar was surprised and shocked by his action. The group of conspirators then drew knives from their
toga and proceeded to stab Caesar repeatedly. It is estimated that up to fifty men, all Roman senatorial order members, attacked him. Not all of them could get near the man they hated and who they believed was a threat to Rome.
It was later revealed that Caesar had been stabbed over thirty times and died from blood loss. While historical sources somewhat dispute it, some sources claimed that Caesar's last words were ‘Et Tu Bruti,’ meaning you too Brutus. Brutus's betrayal would have been especially shocking because Caesar viewed Brutus almost as a son.<ref>Plutarch, <i>Life of Julius Caesar</i>, xxv </ref> Several of the sources also state that Caesar died at the foot of a statue of his hated rival and enemy - Pompey.