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Noun1.Marcus Junius Brutus - statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)Marcus Junius Brutus - statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
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The conspiring Senators are joined by the high-minded Marcus Brutus, who brings to the project of eliminating a potential tyrant the cold, relentless power of his patrician idealism.
Stalin betrayed Lenin, Roman politician Marcus Brutus betrayed Julius Ceasar in 44 BC by orchestrating his murder.
Charles Geisst provides an intriguing survey of usury from Cicero, Marcus Brutus, and Roman law through to the financial crisis of 2008.
| Eats hot coals: Portia, in Julius Caesar The daughter of Cato, Portia is the devoted wife of Marcus Brutus, one of the conspirators in the murder of Caesar.
In the classic funeral oration of Julius Caesar, just murdered by the Republican clique of Marcus Brutus, Shakespeare has the ambitious Marc Antony proclaim: "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.
The one paragraph, however, in all this lengthy and cogent discussion that arrested Fuller's attention was a brief and almost irrelevant assault on the character of Marcus Brutus, a leader, along with his brother-in-law, Gaius Cassius Longinus, in the assassination of the tyrant Julius Caesar.
His last words, "Et tu, Brute?" are a Latin phrase meaning, "And you, Brutus?" It is believed that his last words were spoken to his friend Marcus Brutus, who betrayed him.
24 -- As Roman Emperor Caesar purportedly told his friend Marcus Brutus, "you too Brutus" at the moment of the Emperors assassination when Brutus stuck a knife in Caesars back, President Rajapaksa may well have repeated this to the now sacked SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena when he announced he would be the common candidate to oppose his onetime friend and associate Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The Ides of March were bad news for Julius Caesar - in spite of being warned that day not to go out, he did and was assassinated by Marcus Brutus and his pals.
After the deed is done the tide of public favour turns against the conspirators and, led by Caius Cassius (Cyril Nri) and Marcus Brutus (Paterson Joseph of Peepshow fame), they are forced to flee into the wilderness where they transform into rifle-wielding guerrilla rebels.
After the assassination of newly crowned Caesar by Marcus Brutus and his co-conspirators, it falls to Mark Antony to avenge him.
The three main protagonists also join me in the rehearsal space at the RST - Ray Fearon (Mark Antony), Paterson Joseph (Marcus Brutus) and Cyril Nri (Caius Cassius) - as does one of the leading ladies in this predominantly male tale, Adjoa Andoh (Portia).

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