The Ides of March
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March 15, known as the Ides of March, is the day Julius Caesar was murdered in 44 BC.
Julius Caesar; Zodiacal Sign of Cancer, probably 1170s, German. Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment. http://ow.ly/A7lV309V3VP #Art #Manuscripts #GettyMuseum