Although latin et tu brute is one of the most famous quotations from english literature it is uttered by caesar in shakespeare s julius caesar play in one of shakespeare s most dramatic violent and bloody scenes in which a group of murderers including brute gang up on their victim julius caesar to stab him to death then wash their hands in his blood. Plot summary synopsis and more.
Pronounced ɛt ˈtuː ˈbruːtɛ is a latin phrase literally meaning and you brutus or also you brutus often translated as you as well brutus or even you brutus the quote appears in act 3 scene 1 of william shakespeare s play julius caesar where it is spoken by the roman dictator julius caesar at the moment of his assassination to his friend marcus junius.
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Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense. Brutus makes this speech to the roman public and the audience soon after he and his fellow conspirators kill caesar. In his words brutus tries to explain to the people that his reasons were honorable and just highlighting his loyalty to rome and his belief that killing caesar was justified because it was for the good of the roman people.
The phrase s status as a question is debatable. Showing search results for you too brutus sorted by relevance. The tradition is based on suetonius lives of the twelve caesars divus iulius section 82 some say that when he saw marcus brutus about to deliver the second blow he reproached him in greek with you too my son the greek is kai su teknon.
It has been argued that the phrase can be interpreted as a curse or warning instead along the lines of you too will die like this or may the same thing happen to you. Irving caesar attributed last words when struck by his murderers cassius and brutus. You ve let me down hard we imagine brutus probably felt pretty bad after this stern admonition.
Brutus later stabbed himself to death or rather threw himself onto a blade held by an attendant. Both brutus and hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called in a popular sense philosophic.
The latin translates roughly to and you too brutus it was basically caesar s way of saying gee man i expect this sort of thing from this bunch of goobers but you.