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Beware the Ides of March…but where?

Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is dead!
Run hence, proclaim, cry it about the streets.

Thus said Cinna after the murder of Caesar, at least according to the Renaissance stage.¬†Shakespeare placed the murder of Julius Caesar at the Senate House on Rome’s Capitol Hill. Recently, archaeologists have located the exact place where the Senate met on that fateful day.

Scientists at the Spanish National Research Council said the key to the discovery was a concrete structure 10 feet wide and more than 6 feet high, placed by order of Augustus, the adoptive son and successor of Julius Caesar, to condemn the assassination of his father.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2012/10/10/Caesar-assassination-site-confirmed/UPI-22411349898421/#ixzz29a2RQqK6

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