|1.||Lucius Junius (ˈluːʃəs ˈdʒuːnɪəs). late 6th century |
|2.||Marcus Junius (ˈmɑːkəs ˈdʒuːnɪəs) ?85--42 |
An ancient Roman politician who helped assassinate his friend Julius Caesar.
Note: Brutus is a leading character in the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare.
Note: Caesar is said to have addressed Brutus with the words Et tu, Brute? (“Even you, Brutus?”) as Brutus stabbed him. This sentence has become a proverbial response to betrayal.