Assassination o Julius Caesar
The assassination o Julius Caesar wis the oercome o a pack aqueen mony Roman senators. Wi Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus, an Marcus Junius Brutus the heidsmen, thay stuggit Julius Caesar tae daith i the bothom o the Curia i the Theatre o Pompey on the Ides o Mairch (Mairch 15), 44 BC.
|Assassination of Julius Caesar|
Death of Caesar bi Vincenzo Camuccini
|Location||The Theatre o Pompey, Roum, Roman Republic|
|Date||Mairch 15, 44 BC|
|Target||Gaius Julius Caesar|
|Perpetrators||Gaius Cassius Longinus, Marcus Junius Brutus, Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus an ower thirty ither Senators o the Roman Republic.|
- Suetonius (121). "De vita Caesarum" [The Twelve Caesars]. University of Chicago. p. 107.
More than sixty joined the conspiracy against [Caesar], led by Gaius Cassius and Marcus and Decimus Brutus.
- Plutarch. "Life of Caesar". University of Chicago. p. 595.
...at this juncture Decimus Brutus, surnamed Albinus, who was so trusted by Caesar that he was entered in his will as his second heir, but was partner in the conspiracy of the other Brutus and Cassius, fearing that if Caesar should elude that day, their undertaking would become known, ridiculed the seers and chided Caesar for laying himself open to malicious charges on the part of the senators...