gaius marius

Marius

[mair-ee-uhs, mar-]
noun
Gaius, c155–86 b.c, Roman general and consul: opponent of Lucius Cornelius Sulla.
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Marius (ˈmɛərɪəs, ˈmærɪəs)
 
n
Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). ?155--86 bc, Roman general and consul. He defeated Jugurtha, the Cimbri, and the Teutons (107--101), but his rivalry with Sulla caused civil war (88). He was exiled but returned (87) and took Rome

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