Marcus Junius Brutus


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

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As governor of Cilicia, Cicero ran afoul of Marcus Junius Brutus by limiting interest on debt in Cilicia to 12 percent per annum.
Also fictionalized are two aristocratic women, Servilia of the Junii, mother of Marcus Junius Brutus (yes, that Brutus) and (a few rungs down the social ladder) Atia of the Julii, niece of Julius Caesar and mother of Octavia (later wife of Mark Antony, spurned for Cleopatra) and Octavian (later Augustus, first emperor of Rome).
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He was assassinated by a group of senatorial conspirators led by Gaius Cassius Longinus and Marcus Junius Brutus.