What is the meaning behind the Ides of March?
In Latin, the phrase Ides of March is “Idus Martias.”According to Dictionary.com, the phrase “ides of March” is usually the middle of the month, the timing of the first full moon. The “ides” were the times the full moon fell on the 15th. That’s not every month, it’s actually March, May, July and October.
“Et tu, Brute?” – “You too, Brutus?”