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Was daughter of Porcius Cato 2 and wife first of Calpurnius Bibulus and from 45 bc of lunius Brutus. She shared the political ideals of her father and her husbands, insisted on being let into the secret of the plot to murder Caesar, and took part with her mother‐in‐law Servilia in the conference of republicans at Antium on 8 June 44. When Brutus sailed for the east, she returned to Rome, where she fell ill and in the early summer of 43 took her own life.

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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