Gaius, c155–86 b.c, Roman general and consul: opponent of Lucius Cornelius Sulla.
Marius (ˈmɛərɪəs, ˈmærɪəs)
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