March and Assorted Moments of Madness

In the ancient Roman calendar March (Martius) was the first month of the year. In 44 BC what a month to begin a New Year! Julius Caesar was warned by Spurinna, of the haruspex order—diviners—to avoid March 15th . The Idles of March (Idus Martiae) was the beginning of holiday ceremonies. As we all know, … Continue reading March and Assorted Moments of Madness