Ides of March
About the Ides of March
When is Ides of March? This event is always observed on March 15
The Ides of March, a March 15 holiday, is the first day of the Roman New Year. It also marks the first day of spring in the Roman calendar. And, it marks the assassination of Roman Emperor Julius Caesar.
On this day in history, Julius Caesar was warned by soothsayers to “beware of the Ides of March”. It was a warning that his enemies in the Roman Senate were planning against him. Apparently, he did not heed the warning strongly enough. He did not add additional security guards to protect him. It proved to be a fatal mistake. He was stabbed and killed by Marcus Brutus on the Ides of March in 44 BC.
How to Participate in the Ides of March
This is not really a holiday to participate in or celebrate. Rather, it is a historical event.
Mark this day by learning a little about Julius Caesar and the Roman Empire.
Julius Caesar Quotes
I came, I saw, I conquered.
The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look.
In the end, it is impossible not to become what others believe you are.
Experience is the teacher of all things.
It is better to create than to learn. Creating is the essence of life.
History and Origin of the Ides of March
As previously mentioned, this historic event on the Ides of March, March 15, 44 B.C.
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