The Ides of March: Just One of a Dozen Ides


Subject:
Ready Reference & Quick Facts , Calendars

Description:
"The soothsayer's warning to Julius Caesar, 'Beware the Ides of March,' has forever imbued [March 15] with a sense of foreboding." This site from Infoplease.com explains the meaning behind the expression "Ides of March" and the system of Kalends, Nones, and Ides used in the Roman calendar. Also includes links to related calendar information.

Creator:
Brunner, Borgna

Publisher:
Pearson Education

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/ides1.html


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