Monday, March 15, 2010

Ides of March!!!

The Ides of March (Latin: Idus Martiae) is the name of March 15 in the Roman calender. The term ides was used for the 15th day of the moths of March, May,July and October, and the 13th day of the other months.[1] The Ides of March was a festive day dedicated to the god Mars and a military parade was usually held. In modern times, the term Ides of March is best known as the date that Julius Caesar was killed in 709 AUC or 44 B.C Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the Roman Senate led by Marcus Juiuns Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus and 60 other co-conspirators.

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