publication date: Monday, April 9, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Government

clue: This leader crossed the Rubicon and failed to beware the Ides of March.

explanation: Caesar was a famous Roman head of state, who according to legend took his troops across the Rubicon river and was later assassinated on March 15. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Aaron Shurtleff

When in Rome: The ancient Romans founded one of the greatest empires of antiquity, excelling in government, war, arts, and general decadence. Get in a time machine and spend this week identifying some of the major figures of the Roman era.

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