This article is about the Roman cognomen. For other uses, see Brutus (disambiguation).
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Brutus is a cognomen of the Roman gens Junia, a prominent family of the Roman Republic. The plural of Brutus is Bruti, and the vocative form is Brute, as used in the quotation "Et tu, Brute?" ("you too, Brutus?"), from Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar.

Notable ancient Romans with this cognomen include:

See also

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