Caesar crossing the Rubicon. Artwork by Michael Komarck. In 49 BC, perhaps on January 10, C. Julius Caesar led a single legion, Legio XIII Gemina, south over the Rubicon from Cisalpine Gaul to Italy to make his way to Rome. In doing so, he (deliberately) broke the law on imperium and made armed conflict inevitable. Suetonius depicts Caesar as undecided as he approached the river, and attributes the crossing to a supernatural apparition.

Caesar crossing the Rubicon. Artwork by Michael Komarck. In 49 BC, perhaps on…

Jean Fouquet, Caesar Crossing the Rubicon, date unknown, illumination on vellum, 450 x 325 mm (Musée du Louvre, Paris) - These miniatures are amazingly well done considering they are not bigger than a letter size piece of paper.

Jean Fouquet, Caesar Crossing the Rubicon, date unknown, illumination

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"Crossing the Rubicon" and the End of the Roman Republic: Caesar Crossing the Rubicon

What does it mean when we say someone crossed the Rubicon? Here's the ancient low-down.

“I awoke only to find that the rest of the world was still asleep.” –Leonardo Da Vinci A Rubicon is any bounding or limiting line (comfort zone, mental paradigm, status quo), that seems risky or dangerous, or even impassable. “Crossing the Rubicon...

“I awoke only to find that the rest of the world was still asleep.” –Leonardo Da Vinci A Rubicon is any bounding or limiting line (comfort zone, mental paradigm, status quo), that seems risky or dangerous, or even impassable. “Crossing the Rubicon.

"Bee farming and honey at Miele Praconi in San Mauro Pascoli" - "Exploring EmiliaRomagna. Crossing the Rubicon, bees and bikes, and the perfect town" by @keaneiscool

"Bee farming and honey at Miele Praconi in San Mauro Pascoli" - "Exploring EmiliaRomagna. Crossing the Rubicon, bees and bikes, and the perfect town" by Li

"Making tagliatelle al ragù in the kitchen of Trattoria Renzi in Santarcangelo di Romagna" - "Exploring EmiliaRomagna. Crossing the Rubicon, bees and bikes, and the perfect town" by @Keane Li

"Making tagliatelle al ragù in the kitchen of Trattoria Renzi in Santarcangelo di Romagna" - "Exploring EmiliaRomagna. Crossing the Rubicon, bees and bikes, and the perfect town" by Li

It only ran two seasons (and it's an HBO show so you know what's standard :)) but it was one of the most fascinating shows I've ever seen.  All the events at the height of Rome - Julius Caesar crossing the Rubicon, the Ides of March, etc - through the eyes of two centurions. lorigoldman

It only ran two seasons on HBO All the events at the height of Rome - Julius Caesar crossing the Rubicon, the Ides of March, etc - through the eyes of two centurions. personal-tv-hall-of-fame

The new installations include Crossing the Rubicon, featuring 35 figures walking towards a gateway in a 30-metre-long, 100-tonne wall.

Europe's first underwater museum opens off Lanzarote

The Art of Inauguration Speeches (BBC) features a photo gallery showing details from environmentalist sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor’s most recent underwater museum meters below the sea) in Lan…

pronunciation | “per-i-pe-‘tA-a                                   #peripeteia, greek, origin: greek, noun, literature, turning point, point of no return, reversal, tagging is hard, words, otherwordly, other-wordly, definitions, P

Peripeteia: a sudden or unexpected reversal of circumstances, the point of no return @ other-wordly.

"Julius Caesar statues in Savignano sul Rubicone" - "Exploring EmiliaRomagna. Crossing the Rubicon, bees and bikes, and the perfect town" by @keaneiscool

"Julius Caesar statues in Savignano sul Rubicone" - "Exploring EmiliaRomagna. Crossing the Rubicon, bees and bikes, and the perfect town" by Li

Crossing the Rubicon by kaseyu.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Axel and Roxas from Kingdom Hearts. Crossing the Rubicon

Considering we have to update our infrastructure anyway (or count on catastrophic failure), it makes sense to implement at least SOME of this plan.

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