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The Ides of March: Julius Caesar is Murdered | 15 March 44 BC

Julius Caesar, the ”dictator for life” of the Roman Empire, is murdered by his own senators at a meeting in a hall next to Pompey’s Theatre. The conspiracy against Caesar encompassed as many as sixty noblemen, including Caesar’s own protege, Marcus Brutus. The assassination of Caesar was the result of a conspiracy by many Roman senators led by Gaius Cassius […]

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