Thursday, March 17, 2016

Historical Thursday - Ides of March & More

Around this time of year, for obvious reasons, folks trot out the "Beware the Ides of March" memes and most folks know enough about it to associate it with the assassination of Julius Caesar on the Roman Senate floor in the year 44 BC, by modern reckoning.  However, according to historyextra.com, there's more to the death of Caesar than we generally know, and they tell us so here.


Also, on smithsonianmag.com, they explain "What You Don’t Know About Ancient Rome Could Fill a Book. Mary Beard Wrote That Book" here.


In fact, the folks at smithsonianmag.com even gave us the "Top Ten Reasons to Beware the Ides of March" here.


Sifting through History to
enhance our tabletop RPGing.
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