Saturday, March 15, 2014

Happy March15th!

Did you know that March 15 is famously referred to as the "Ides of March" by William Shakespeare? On this day, the course of Western civilization took a historic turn as Julius Caesar, arguably the greatest Roman Emperor in antiquity, was betrayed and assassinated by his inner circle of aristocratic politicians.

 If you are interested in learning more about this infamous historical event, here are a few titles you might find interesting. Click on any of them to check their availability at the SLFL:

Julius Caesar - by William Shakespeare
How They Croaked: the Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous - by Georgia Bragg
Julius Caesar - William Crompton
Caesar; Let the Dice Fly - Colleen McCullough

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