he death of Julius Caesar was one of the most significant moments in history, with its story often told in books, theatre and film.
But it appears the murder scene of the famous Roman emperor is now anything but glamorous – next to a well-used tourist bus and tram stop in the centre of Rome.
A team of Spanish researchers believes it has pinpointed the exact spot Caesar fell after matching the finds on a massive dig in Rome to well documented historical evidence.
They say it is next to the bus and tram stop in an area of Rome known as Torre Argentina, visited by millions because of a vast archaeological dig taking place there.
At the time of Caesar’s death, however, the assassination took place at the bottom of a series of steps, in a small square area just three metres wide in a building known as The Curia of Pompeii.
Caesar’s death, stabbed by a rebellious group of advisors, took place on the Ides of March (the 15th) in 44BC and is one of the most famous ever scenes in history…
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