Crime History - Julius Caesar assassinated





On this day, March 15, 44 B.C. (the Ides of March), Julius Caesar was assassinated by a group of plotting Roman senators.

Historians differ on the exact details of the assassination. Some say Caesar was outside the Senate when he was stabbed by the senators, others have him inside.

More recently, some historians have argued Caesar was attacked by the senators before he arrived at the Senate.

Either way, the death blow came after friction grew between the senators and Caesar over perceived indignities propagated by Caesar.

The final blow, some historians argue, came when a group of senators met with Caesar and Caesar did not rise to greet
them.




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