The Ides of March

March 15th, also known as TheĀ Ides of MarchĀ became notorious as the date of theĀ assassination of Julius Caesar. The Roman Senate had named Caesar dictator perpetuo (“dictator in perpetuity”) and fears grew that he would laterĀ dissolveĀ the senate in favour of an absoluteĀ tyranny. This led to several senatorsĀ to plot his assassination. Fear and desperation led theĀ conspirators to […]

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