Top 10 Mind-Blowing Facts about the Roman Dictator- Julius Caesar

#8. The Ides of March

He was said to have been warned of the Ides of March by a soothsayer called Spurinna.

After Caesar was appointed as a dictator, most of the senate rose in his opposition and decided to assassinate him. He was stabbed by his conspirators 27 times on the Ides of March (March 15). he was stabbed 27 times and one of his conspirators included Marcus Brutus.

#9. Last words

Last words

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In Shakespeare’s play, his last words were “Et tu Brute?” (You too, Brutus). however, his actual words were “Kai su, teknon?” (“You too, child?”).

#10. The month of July

It is said that the month of July was named after the famous dictator Julius Caesar.

 

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