I just can’t help myself.
I went to a high school, actually the oldest public high school in the country, where a “classical” education was not only valued, but required. We took four years of latin (it used to be six years, then five years…) and learned all about Julius Caesar and his downfall on the Ides of March. We learned about the brothers, Romulus and Remus, and how Romulus literally stabbed Remus in the back. As much as I hate on my high school, I secretly sort of love these geeky holidays.
Here’s more geeky stuff, for your enjoyment:
And here’s an article to help you through this fateful day: