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The Ides of March. Wherein Fr. Z rambles aimlessly and eventually comes full-circle.

Today has been known as the Ides of March for a very long time.
In the Roman way of keeping time with a calendar, days of the month were reckoned from fixed points… which weren’t completely fixed. Every Roman month had … 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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