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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.
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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