History of the Ides of March: Who should Beware?
According to the ancient Roman calendar, the ides fell on the 13th of the month with the exception of the months March, May, July, and October, when it fell on the 15th of the month. Something epochal occurred in 44 B.C.
Et tu, Brute?
It was on March 15, 44 B.C. that the Roman dictator Julius Caesar was assassinated after he had been warned by a…