(CNN) We know how he died, we know why he died, and we know when he died. Shakespeare famously dramatized the events of the “Ides of March”, the date when Roman dictator Julius Caesar was slain. But there’s one detail that has remained contentious. Where in modern Rome did the deed take place? An archaeologist thinks she has the answer.
Julius Caesar: Perhaps no man better embodies the glory and the gore that was ancient Rome. Admirers still leave flowers and notes on the altar in the temple dedicated to Caesar in the Forum.
While Caesar, who came, saw, and conquered large tracts of Europe for Rome, has been the subject of literature and film, there is one mystery that still remains: Where exactly was he killed?