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3 results for "brutus"
1. Cicero, In Verrem, 2.1.32 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •brutus, lucius junius Found in books: Bexley (2022) 105
2. Suetonius, Augustus, 31.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •brutus, lucius junius Found in books: Bexley (2022) 109
3. Cassius Dio, Roman History, 44.12 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •brutus, lucius junius Found in books: Bexley (2022) 105, 106, 109
44.12. 1.  Making the most of his having the same name as the great Brutus who overthrew the Tarquins, they scattered broadcast many pamphlets, declaring that he was not truly that man's descendant; for the older Brutus had put to death both his sons, the only ones he had, when they were mere lads, and left no offspring whatever.,2.  Nevertheless, the majority pretended to accept such a relationship, in order that Brutus, as a kinsman of that famous man, might be induced to perform deeds as great. They kept continually calling upon him, shouting out "Brutus, Brutus!" and adding further "We need a Brutus.",3.  Finally on the statue of the early Brutus they wrote "Would that thou wert living!" and upon the tribunal of the living Brutus (for he was praetor at the time and this is the name given to the seat on which the praetor sits in judgment) "Brutus, thou sleepest," and "Thou art not Brutus."