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Brutus, Lucius Junius

Line breaks: Lu¦cius Ju¦nius Bru¦tus
Pronunciation: /ˈbruːtəs
 
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Definition of Brutus, Lucius Junius in English:

Legendary founder of the Roman Republic. Traditionally he led a popular uprising, after the rape of Lucretia, against the king (his uncle) and drove him from Rome. He and the father of Lucretia were elected as the first consuls of the Republic (509 bc).

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