Cassius Longinus


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Cas·sius Lon·gi·nus

 (kăsh′əs lŏn-jī′nəs), Gaius Died 42 bc.
Roman general and politician who was a leading member of the conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar.

Cassius Longinus

(ˈkæsɪəs lɒnˈdʒaɪnəs)
n
(Biography) Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). died 42 bc, Roman general: led the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (44); defeated at Philippi by Antony (42)

Cas′sius Lon•gi′nus

(ˈkæʃ əs lɒnˈdʒaɪ nəs)
n.
Gaius, died 42 B.C., Roman general: leader of the conspiracy against Julius Caesar.
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Noun1.Cassius Longinus - prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
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The ominous phrase bore fruit when Julius Caesar was assassinated as part of a larger conspiracy involving eight Roman senators, including Gaius Cassius Longinus and Marcus Junius Brutus, on March 15, 44 BC.
As for what Ptolemy means by the abstruse phrase [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], one might look to a similar phrase in Ars Rhetorica by the third-century CE philosopher Cassius Longinus.
Julius Caesar carried it in battle until he gave it to a centurion who saved his life in Gaul, Gaius Cassius Longinus.