The Assassination Of Julius Caesar: History And Stories You Might Not Know About

By Karen Harris
The death of Caesar. (Leemage/UIG via Getty Images)

Beware the Ides of March! If you're like most of us, you were introduced to this phrase, as well as the assassination of Roman Emperor Julius Caesar, in sophomore English class. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar gave you the CliffsNotes version of events, but there's a lot more to the story of the death of one of Rome's most notorious emperors. Let's look at some stories about the assassination of Julius Caesar that you might not know about.