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Marcus Junius Brutus

Definition of the noun marcus junius brutus

What does marcus junius brutus mean as a name of something?


  1. statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)


Who is Marcus Junius Brutus?

Marcus Junius Brutus a.k.a. Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger: Marcus Junius Brutus, often referred to as Brutus, was a politician of the late Roman Republic. After being adopted by his uncle he used the name Quintus Servilius Caepio Brutus, but eventually returned to using his original name.


Marcus Junius Brutus is a historical figure who features as a character in the HBO/BBC2 original television series Rome, played by Tobias Menzies. He is depicted as a young man torn between what he believes is right, and his loyalty and love of a man who has been like a father to him. The real Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger was the most famous of Julius Caesar's assassins, and one of the key figures in the civil wars that followed the assassination.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Marcus Junius Brutus

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Google previewBrutus Caesar's Assassin (2015)

by Dr Kirsty Corrigan

Prologue W hile Marcus Junius Brutus is a figure with Ancient Sources xvii .

Google previewThe Shakespeare Name Dictionary (2004)

by J. Madison Davis, Daniel A. Frankforter

Marcus Junius Brutus (7842 BC), one oftheRoman aristocrats ...

Google previewThe comprehensive dictionary of Biography (1860)

by Comprehensive dictionary

Marcus Junius Brutus, son of M. Junius Brutus, by Scrvilia, sister of Cato of Utica, was born B.C. 85. When the civil war broke out between Carsar and Pompey, B.C. 49, Brutus, contrary to expectation, joined the party of the latter, and fought ...

Google previewChaucer Name Dictionary (2014)

A Guide to Astrological, Biblical, Historical, Literary, and Mythological Names in the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Jacqueline de Weever

Marcus Junius Brutus, c. 85—42 B.C., was Pompey's comrade during the civil war that brought Julius Caesar to power. Caesar pardoned him and made him governor of CisaIpine Gaul in 46 B.C. In 44, however, Brutus joined the conspiracy ...

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