What Reasons Does Brutus Give for Killing Caesar?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 11:10:40 PM ET
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While Brutus did not give exact reasons for murdering Caesar, he and the 40 senators that killed the dictator did so collectively because they felt Caesar was a threat to their own positions in the Senate. Caesar not only appeared on the denarius coin but was named by some senators as dictator in perpetuity. The motive for the killing then was sparked by Caesar's supposed claims of kingship.

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