Ides of March


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Ides of March

 

March 15 on the ancient Roman calendar. The date is famous because Julius Caesar was assassinated on Mar. 15,44 B.C. The conspirators, led by Gaius Cassius, Marcus Brutus, and Decimus Brutus Albinus, feared Caesar’s growing monarchical aspirations and murdered him in Pompey’s theater in Rome at a meeting of the Senate.

Ides of March

Caesar killed by opposing factions (44 B.C.). [Rom. Hist.: EB, 3: 575–580]

Ides of March

15 March; prophesied as fateful for Caesar. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
See: Omen
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In the Roman Republic, the Ides of March were equivalent to our March 15 and acted as a deadline for settling debts in ancient times.
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