Thursday, May 15, 2008

Hail Caesar

Divers in France have found the oldest known bust of Roman dictator Julius Caesar at the bottom of the River Rhone, officials have said.

The marble bust was found near Arles, which was founded by Caesar. France's culture ministry said the bust was from 46BC, the date of the southern town's foundation.

A group of republican senators assassinated Caesar in 44BC. (

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