The Ides Of March Have Come.. Aye But Not Yet Gone | 15 March 2021

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On 15 March, 2,065 years ago Julius Caesar was assassinated. What happened to Caesar on the Ides of March became a permanent part of our western culture when William Shakespeare, in his play “Julius Caesar,” framed it as a day of infamy. In the play, Shakespeare stretched the truth a bit. He has an anonymous soothsayer warn Caesar “beware the Ides of March.”