Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Today is the Ides of March

The coin pictured here is, according to Wikipedia, the "Reverse side of a coin issued by Caesar's assassin Brutus in the autumn of 42 BC, with the abbreviation EID MAR (Eidibus Martiis - on the Ides of March) under a "cap of freedom" between two daggers

Ides of March?  What is that? you ask

Well, for the youngsters who are now 'educationally challenged', this is likely a new concept. 

But older folks who went to school when subjects such as Latin, Literature, World History, etc. were taught, you know about the Ides of March.

Either way, this is an important historical day.

To learn about it or refresh your memory

HERE'S THE LINK to The Ides of March