Events for Thursday 15th March 2012
On This Day in History
Julius Caesar is assassinated15th March 0044 BC
The assassination of Julius Caesar was the result of a conspiracy by forty or so Roman senators, self-styled the Liberatores, who, led by Gaius Cassius Longinus and Marcus Junius Brutus, stabbed Julius Caesar to death in the Theatre of Pompey on the Ides of March (March 15) 44 B.C.
Further ReadingWarlords of Republican Rome
by Nic Fields
The war between Caesar and Pompey was one of the defining moments in Roman history. The clash between these great generals gripped the attention of their contemporaries and it has fascinated historians ever since. These powerful men were among the dominant personalities of their age, and their struggle for supremacy… Read more...Only £15.99 at Pen & Sword Books.