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Brutus

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — British History.

The extraordinary legend that Britain had been ‘founded’ by Brutus, great‐grandson of Aeneas of Troy, haunted men's imagination for centuries. Geoffrey of Monmouth, in the 12th cent.,...

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Brutus

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 92 words.

In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Decius Brutus is one of the conspirators. Marcus Brutus is the idealistic friend of Caesar

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Brutus

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 109 words.

From an old Roman family name, borne most notably by the statesman Marcus Junius Brutus, who was one of

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Brutus

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 36 words.

Black name, adopted with reference to Lucius Junius Brutus (fl. 509 bc), founder of the Roman republic.

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Brutus

John Cannon and Anne Hargreaves.

in The Kings and Queens of Britain

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 79 words.

The legend that Britain was founded by Brutus, a descendant of Aeneas, who escaped from the fall of Troy, was

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Brutus

Ernst Badian.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 787 words.

son of another Marcus Iunius Brutus and of Servilia, born (probably) 85 bc, was adopted by his uncle (?)

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Brutus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Literature.

In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Decius Brutus is one of the conspirators. Marcus Brutus is the idealistic friend of Caesar who is persuaded by Cassius to join the conspiracy. Caesar...

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‘Brutus’

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 58 words.

The extraordinary legend that Britain had been ‘founded’ by Brutus, great‐grandson of Aeneas of Troy, haunted men's imagination for

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‘Brutus’

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 59 words.

The extraordinary legend that Britain had been ‘founded’ by Brutus, great‐grandson of Aeneas of Troy, haunted men's imagination for centuries. ...

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‘Brutus’

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 235 words.

The extraordinary legend that Britain had been ‘founded’ by Brutus, great-grandson of Aeneas of Troy, haunted men's imagination for centuries.

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‘Brutus’

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 236 words.

The extraordinary legend that Britain had been ‘founded’ by Brutus, great-grandson of Aeneas of Troy, haunted men’s imagination for centuries.

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Brutus

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 790 words.

son of another Marcus Iunius Brutus and of Servilia, born (probably) 85 bc, was adopted by his uncle (?) Quintus Servilius Caepio by 59 and was henceforth called ...

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Brutus

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 99 words.

name of an important family in ancient Rome.

Lucius Junius Brutus the legendary founder of the Roman Republic. Traditionally he led a popular uprising after the rape of ...

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Brutus

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — British History.

The extraordinary legend that Britain had been ‘founded’ by Brutus, great‐grandson of Aeneas of Troy, haunted men's imagination for centuries. Geoffrey of Monmouth, in the 12th cent.,...

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Brutus

Matthew Fox.

in Cicero's Philosophy of History

September 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Philosophy. 13350 words.

This chapter focuses on Brutus, Cicero's late dialogue on the history of rhetoric. Rather than presenting a teleology for Cicero's own achievements, the work reinforces the difficulty of...

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Brutus, Dennis

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 491 words.

Born in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe), Dennis Brutus grew up in South Africa and received his B.A. degree

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Sardy, Brutus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 24 words.

Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Born 20 January 1892, in Parlasz.

Painter. Landscapes.

Brutus Sardy trained in Budapest.

Budapest (Fövárosi...

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Brutus, Junius

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

1 One of the Romans who vows to avenge Lucrece in The Rape of Lucrece.

2 The tribunes Junius Brutus and Sicinius Velutus goad Martius in the first three...

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Decius Brutus

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

One of the conspirators, he undertakes to bring Caesar to the Capitol, Julius Caesar 2.1.210 and 2.2.58–107. He is based on Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus: Shakespeare followed Plutarch's...

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Brutus / ~s’ n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 19 words.

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sp Brutus170, abbr in text as Bru1, Brut1 / Brutus11

pun Ham 3.2.113

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Brutus, Dennis (1924–)

Edited by Henry Louis Gates and Kwame Anthony Appiah.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 478 words.

Born in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe), Dennis Brutus grew up in South Africa and received his

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