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Julius Caesar

I went and saw Chesapeake Shakespeare Theater’s production of Julius Caesar last week and it got me thinking. Most stories that Shakespeare wrote had heroes and villains. 1,153 more words

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September 23th - This day in history

September 23th 63 BC, Birthdate of Roman emperor Augustus Caesar.

Augustus Caesar (27 BCE – 14 CE) was the name of the first and, by most accounts, greatest emperor of Rome. 156 more words

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The Battle of Actium

Did you know that 2,048 years ago one of the most important naval battles of history took place near Actium, on the western coast of Greece? 141 more words

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[Free eBook] Caesar is Dead by Jack Lindsay [Vintage Historical Fiction]

Caesar is Dead by the late Australian expat UK-resident author Jack Lindsay, a prolific author and activist with an early specialty in the Greek and Roman classics, is his vintage historical political drama novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press. 285 more words

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Cleopatra and the vibrator powered by bees

One of the most far-fetched myths about ancient sexuality, repeated online but also in print, is that Cleopatra invented the vibrator. Some sites date this event to ‘ 599 more words

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