Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Ides of March

Beware the ides of March.

From the Baltimore Sun:

It’s the Ides of March. In ancient Rome, the “Ides” (or “Idus” in Latin) was the term used for the middle of the month. It applied to the 15th of March, May, July and October, and the 13th of the other months. The Ides of March was a day to honor Mars, the god of war, with military parades. And it was the date in 44 B.C. when conspirators stabbed the dictator Julius Caesar to death in the Roman Forum.

You've been warned. Watch your back today.

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