Ides of March Marked Murder of Julius Caesar


Subject:
History , Ancient History

Description:
This article describes how "Julius Caesar's bloody assassination on March 15, 44 B.C., forever marked March 15, or the Ides of March, as a day of infamy. It has fascinated scholars and writers [including Shakespeare] ever since." A sidebar provides information about the Roman calendar. Includes links to related sites. From National Geographic News.

Creator:
Vernon, Jennifer

Publisher:
National Geographic Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/03/0311_040311_idesmarch.html


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