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The enduring lesson of Julius Caesar’s assassination

15 March 2024

5:15 PM

15 March 2024

5:15 PM

In Rome today a group of ancient history enthusiasts will drape themselves in togas and re-enact that most infamous act of political murder: the assassination of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March in 44BC.

The re-enactors will be able to do their anniversary deed on the actual site of the assassination, now a sunken square called the Largo Torre di Argentina.

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