Events for Wednesday 15th March 2017


On This Day in History

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Julius Caesar is assassinated

15th 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 Reading

Warlords of Republican Rome
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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...

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