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15 March – Wherein Fr Z rants about the #IdesOfMarch

We call today the Ides of March, made especially famous in the English speaking world by Shakespeare in his play Julius Caesar.
Who is it in the press that calls on me?
I hear a tongue shriller than all the music
Cry “Caesar!” Speak, … Continue reading

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Of Robocop and Great Caesar’s Ghost!

This is a cool story about a cool coin.  From The History Blog.
Robocop’s Brutus Coin for sale
One of the first entries I ever wrote for this here blog back in June of 2006 was about an EID MAR denarius, a … Continue reading

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