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Longinus may refer to:
- See also Cassius Longinus.
- Gaius Cassius Longinus (died 42 BC), usually known as Cassius, one of the assassins of Julius Caesar
- Longinus (literature), a Greek literary critic who may have lived in the 1st century, author of On the Sublime
- Cassius Longinus (suffect consul) (fl. 30–41), a Roman jurist and nephew of Gaius Cassius Longinus
- Cnaeus Pompeius Longinus, a Roman general
- Longinus (Roman governor) (fl. 158–161), a possible Roman governor of Britain
- Cassius Longinus (philosopher) (ca. 213–273), a Greek rhetorician, critic and chief counselor to Zenobia of Palmyra
- Saint Longinus (1st century), the name ascribed to the Roman soldier who pierced the side of Jesus Christ on the cross
- Saint Longinus (died c. 290), a companion of St. Victor of Marseilles
- Longinus (consul 486) (fl. 486), brother of Eastern Roman Emperor Zeno
- Longinus of Cardala (died 497), Isaurian leader during the Isaurian War
- Longinus of Selinus (died 498), Isaurian leader during the Isaurian War
- Longinus (prefect), the Roman Pretorian prefect of Italy from 569 to 574
- Bishop Longinus (fl. 6th century), a Christian missionary working in Alodia during Emperor Justinian I's reign
- Johannes Longinus (1415–1480), Latin name of Jan Długosz, a medieval Polish historian
- Longinus Podbipięta, a fictional character in the novel With Fire and Sword written by Henryk Sienkiewicz
- Casca Rufio Longinus, a fictional character (based on Saint Longinus) in the Casca (series) novels
- Longinus (film), a 2004 Japanese short directed by Ryuhei Kitamura
- Longinus battle armor from the Battletech universe
- Lance of Longinus, the name given to the lance that pierced Jesus' side as he hung on the cross
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