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  Brutus - LoveToKnow 1911
Lucius Junius Brutus, one of the first two consuls, 509 B.C. According to the legends, his mother was the sister of Tarquinius Superbus, the last of the Roman kings, and his father and his elder brother had been put to death by the reigning family in order to get possession of his wealth.
In a conspiracy formed for the restoration of the dynasty, the two sons of Brutus were deeply implicated, and were executed by sentence of their father, and in his sight (Livy ii.
Marcus Junius Brutus (85, according to some, 79 or 78-42 B.C.), son of a father of the same name and of Servilia, half-sister of Cato of Utica, is the most famous of the name, and is the real hero of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.
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 BRUTUS, in ancient Rome. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
B.C., Octavian (later Augustus) and Antony arrived, and a battle was fought at Philippi.
Brutus’ wife Portia was the daughter of Cato the Younger.
Brutus had a contemporary reputation as a Stoic philosopher, and his admirers have regarded him as a second Cato, driven reluctantly to commit murder in order to save the republic.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus (died 43 BC) was a Roman politician and general of the 1st century BC and one of Julius Caesar's assassins.
Decimus Brutus was a distant cousin of Julius Caesar, though he is also believed to have possibly been his son.
In 43 BC Decimus Brutus occupied Mutina, laying in provisions for a protracted siege.
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Marcus Junius Brutus was born in or about 85 BCE, as the eldest son of a Roman politician with the same name, a man who never made it to the top.
Brutus was now considered to be a friend of Caesar, who sent him on an important mission to the east, made him governor of Cisalpine Gaul (i.e., the Po plains) in the years 46-45, choose him as praetor for the year 44 and promised him the consulate in 41.
Brutus had shown that he had, to use a word of Cicero, 'the courage of a man and the brains of child'.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Decimus Junius Brutus Callaicus
Decimus Junius Brutus Callaicus was a Roman politician and general of the 2nd century BC.
Decimus Junius Brutus lead the Roman legions in the conquest of western Iberia after the death of Viriathus, chieftain of the Lusitanians.
Decimus Junius Brutus was Proconsul in Lusitania in 113 BC with Marius, where they inflicted severe victories over the again rebellious Lusitanian tribes.
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 The Assassination of Caesar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Brutus was sounded out to remove the tyrant; Cassius enjoined; the conspirators grew, including Caesar’s most faithful subordinate, Decimus Brutus.
In addition, Brutus allegedly was pestered, in the last months of Caesar's life, by anonymous appeals calling upon him to rid the state of the tyrant, as his ancestor had done.
Brutus, who was so beloved of Caesar that rumors abounded he was his natural son, who had to keep up the front of being calmly in league with Caesar while planning his murder, began to suffer in private.
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 Julius Caesar - Everything Shakespeare Summaries
Casca explains to Brutus and Cassius that shouting they heard was caused by Caesar's thrice refusal of a crown offered to him by Antony (though confusing, the commoners rejoiced that he had refused it for it indicated he is a noble man).
The men leave and Portia (Brutus' wife) begs Brutus to tell her what is happening, but he does not (though he does tell her before he leaves for the Senate).
Brutus explains to the crowd that they killed Caesar because he was too ambitious.
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 Brieven aan en van Brutus, Cicero (43 v. Chr.)
I have made good, Brutus, every duty to the state, to which a man was bound, who occupied the station in which I have been placed by the judgment of the senate and people.
Wherefore I urge you, my dear Brutus, with all my might not to send my son from your side, and to bring him home with you in person, which if you have any regard for the Republic, for which you were born, you ought to do at once.
And when I proposed this honour to Brutus I wished that there should be in the fasti an eternal memorial of a most welcome victory: and yet on that very day I discovered that the ill-disposed in the senate were somewhat in a majority over the grateful.
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 Caesar's Ashes, 44 BC (A DBA Campaign by Rory Naismith)
Decimus Brutus - Considered by some a traitor, Decimus was master of the Roman fleets and one of Caesar's closest allies; he was named as heir should Octavian decline the appointment.
Decimus Brutus is allied with Cassius and Marcus Junius Brutus, neutral towards Sextus Pompey and at war with Antony, Lepidus and Octavian.
Sextus Pompey is neutral towards Decimus Brutus, Cassius and Marcus Junius Brutus, and at war with Antony, Lepidus and Octavian.
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 Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus, Biographie
Decimus diente Julius Caesar in Gallien und erwarb dabei militärische Verdienste.
Warum sich Decimus den Verschwörern anschloss, ist schwer verständlich.
Decimus floh und wurde wenig später gefangengenommen und erschlagen (43 v.
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 Decimus Junius Brutus (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He was a legate in Julius Caesar army during the Gallic wars, but when the dictator returned to Rome after the final defeat of the Republican faction in the battle of Munda (45 BC), Decimus Brutus joined the group of conspirators that were planning his death.
Decimus Brutus was chosen to be praetor peregrinus and destined to be the governor of Italian Gaul in the following year.
Despite this luck, Decimus Brutus decided to flee to Macedonia, where Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus were garrissoned.
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Brutus is a Roman cognomen used by several politicians of the Junii family, especially in the Roman Republic.
For the Brutus who was the most famous of Julius Caesar’s assassins, see Marcus Junius Brutus.
Decimus Junius Brutus Callaicus – consul in 138 BC
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Brutus and Cassius fled, making their way separately to Macedonia, though two of the conspirators Decimus Brutus and Trebonius were allowed to go to their assigned provinces.
Decimus Brutus was granted a triumph and command of the army in Gaul—a move that infuriated Octavian who demanded a consulship.
Decimus Brutus went on the lam, was deserted by his troops and later killed.
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 Freeman & Sear -
Decimus Albinus Brutus, the "other Brutus" involved in Julius Caesar's assassination, was at first a loyal adherent to the great dictator.
Despite all this, Decimus joined in the conspiracy against Caesar and was one of those who struck him down in the Senate on the Ides of March, 44 BC.
In view of Caesar's fondness for Decimus Brutus, is it possibly he, not the more famous Marcus Junius Brutus, whom Caesar addressed with his famous final words, "you too, my son?" After the assassination, Decimus was appointed supreme commander of the Republican army and was instructed to pursue the renegade Mark Antony into Transalpine Gaul.
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 Brutus - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Brutus, in ancient Rome, a surname of the Junian gens.
Late in 42 BC, Octavian (later Augustus) and Antony arrived, and a battle was fought at Philippi.
In 43 BC, Antony, to whom the senate had assigned the province, besieged Brutus at Mutina (modern Modena).
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 Jesus & Caesar Parallels - A Christian Response
And his trusted general, Decimus Brutus, was an essential part of the conspiracy.
The arch-traitor, Decimus Brutus, was present at the table.
Brutus threw himself on a sword (or by some allegations, asked a friend to stab him to death).
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Augustus
Decimus Brutus's term was up at the end of 44 BC, but Antony decided to assume command of Cisalpine Gaul in November.
Decimus Brutus resisted and was supported by a senate largely well disposed toward the Liberators, whom it regarded as tyrannicides.
Decimus Brutus, backed by the senate, was resisting Antony under arms, and retired to the fortified town of Mutina in Cisalpine Gaul.
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 Julius Caesar: The Last Dictator
Brutus' force was outnumbered and evil portents were later quoted, but at the time it seemed that the Liberators had the advantage.
Brutus, no military genius, was left to fight the second battle some three weeks later, and in this contest he was soundly beaten.
Some committed suicide; some fell in battles against Antony and Octavian; Decimus Brutus, perhaps Caesar's most loyal lieutenant, was betrayed on every side, captured by a Gallic chief and murdered on Antony's direct orders.
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 Julius Caesar
One of the lures that Decimus Brutus used to bring Caesar to the Senate on the Ides of March was the promise that the Senate would proclaim Caesar King of the Roman provinces.
Marcus Brutus represented this Republican tradition, as he was held to be descended from the earlier Lucius Junius Brutus who had driven the great tyrant, King Tarquin, from Rome in days of yore.
Brutus was the lynch pin in their hope of claiming legitimacy for their regicide.
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 Free music and video downloads. Julius Caesar history, biography and heritage
By accident, Decimus Brutus was governor of Cisalpine Gaul, and Marc Antony had reason to fear his troops.
While Marc Antony and Decimus Brutus were fighting at Modena, the Senate convened, and Cicero held several speeches in which he tried to incriminate Marc Antony, pointing out that the consul would return with an army.
In 42, Brutus and Cassius were defeated at Philippi, on the northern shore of the Aegean Sea.
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 SHAKSPER 2005: Who Was the Historical Decius Brutus?
Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus was a co-conspirator of Marcus Junius Brutus, the "hero" of Shakespeare's play, and was eventually killed while escaping from Antony's forces in a campaign that preceded the battle of Philippi in which Cassius and M. Junius Brutus committed suicide.
Both of the play's Brutus characters can be assumed to be inspired by the family name in attempting to prevent the birth of a new, Caesarian, monarchy.
Caesar's friendliness toward the entire Brutus family is said to have stemmed from a long term and passionate affair with Servilia, Marcus's mother.
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He was accompanied by Decimus Brutus, who was probably charged with the task of determining whether Caesar suspected that his life was in danger and, if so, of warning his fellow co-conspirators.
Brutus and the other magistrates took their seats in the Portico and in their capacity as praetors began accepting petitions.
Plutarch tells us that Brutus delivered a speech which was ‘designed to win over the people and which was appropriate to the occasion.’ This hardly amounts to a ringing endorsement of his oratorical performance.
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 Decimus Iunius Brutus (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Decimus Brutus entstammte wie Gaius Cassius Longinus und Marcus Iunius Brutus einer angesehenen römischen Familie.
Decimus diente unter Caesar in Gallien und erwarb sich dabei militärische Verdienste.
Warum sich Brutus den Verschwörern anschloss, lässt sich nicht eindeutig nachvollziehen.
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 Prelude to War
As Antony marched north to besiege Decimus Brutus in Cisalpine Gaul, Octavian, armed with the support of both Cicero and the Senate, readied his forces to follow.
Decimus Brutus wanted Octavian to join forces with him and pursue Antony, but Octavian refused to join with one of the murderer's of his adoptive father.
Decimus Brutus was a legate in Julius Caesar army during the Gallic wars, but when the dictator's returned to Rome after the final defeat of the Republican faction in the battle of Munda (45 BC), Decimus Brutus joined the group of conspirers that were planning his death.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus
Within thirty days, Decimus Brutus built a fleet from scratch and secured the capitulation of Massilia.
With the siege raised, Decimus Brutus cautiously thanked Octavian, now commander of the legions that had rescued him, from the other side of the river.
In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Decimus Brutus is mistakenly called "Decius".
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 Tag » Brutus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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 Livy: the Periochae of Books 116-120
Brutus ut petenti Cisalpinam Galliam Antonio obsisteret, Mutinam cum exercitu occupavit.
In Greece, Marcus Brutus, pretending to act for the benefit of the state and the campaign against Marc Antony that was undertaken, obtained the army of Publius Vatinius and the province as well.
Asinius Pollio and Munatius Plancus as well joined Marc Antony with their armies and made him stronger; and Decimus Brutus, whom the Senate had ordered Antony to pursue, was deserted by his legions, fled, and was put to death by Antony, into whose power he had come, by a Sequanian named Capenus.
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 Cicero epistula ad Brutum I
The month and day of this letter are not precisely determinable, though it appears to coincide with the crisis at Mutina, where Decimus Brutus was being besieged, about which Cicero wrote to Plancus on 30 March (ad Fam.
Brutus and Cassius, however, preferred to stay in the East, where they had met with significant success (by the end of 43 their control reached from the Euphrates to Greece).
Cicero implores Brutus to remember his duties to the Republic in success and to remain faithful in defeat.
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