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April 21 in Rome: Natale di Roma & the festival of Palilia

April 21 in Rome: Natale di Roma & the festival of Palilia

Today, on the 21st of April, the City of Rome celebrates the anniversary of her foundation but rather than use this journal entry to retell that story, we shall be using it to highlight other events and present more information surrounding the day.

Be Aware of the Ides of March - 4 Things to Know About the Infamous Day

 Be Aware of the Ides of March - 4 Things to Know About the Infamous Day

The Ides of March is one of the best-known dates from the ancient Roman calendar and is synonymous with the murder of Julius Caesar, but how well do you know the facts behind the day?