Question #71586. Asked by smartie806.
Last updated Oct 10 2016.
Lucius Junius Brutus (/?lu??i?s, -??s, ?d?u?nj?s ?bru?t?s/) was the founder of the Roman Republic and traditionally one of the first consuls in 509 BC. He was claimed as an ancestor of the Roman gens Junia, including Decimus Junius Brutus and Marcus Junius Brutus, the most famous of Julius Caesar's assassins.