March was the
first month in the original 10 Month Roman Calendar
(said to be devised by Romulus mythical founder of Rome)
The Month of March is named after MARS the Roman God of war.
Like a Lion & Out Like a Lamb"
Traditional British Proverb: Refering
to the traditional
climate change in March from winter into spring.
"The Lion shall lie down with the lamb"
The Bible: Refering to the spirit of Jesus-
the lamb of God,
Strength, Courage and Power along with Innocence and Meekness.
BALANCE the YIN & the YANG
A Head for LOVE combined with STRENGTH of body and will
Similar symbolism of combining Love & Strength.
head of Woman = LOVE,
body of Lion = STRENGTH
wings of an Eagle= FREEDOM
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll:
(The March Hare went mad in March)
Probably from observing behaviour
of hares during
their mating season (spring)
I D E S O F M A R C H
'Ides' meaning 15th of March
would no significance to Julius Ceasar
when he was warned by the soothsayer to "Beware the ides of March"
on that day he was assasinated and stabbed 23 times by
six members of the Roman senate including his closest friend Marcus
As he died he saw that his friend had betrayed him and said
"et tu Brutus?" meaning "You too Brutus?"
A R C H I N G
These Boots were made for walking
and that's just what they'll do
One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you.
Nancy Sinatra (No.1 Seventh March 1966)
SEVENTH OF MARCH