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Sertorius

[ser-tawr-ee-uh s, -tohr-] /sərˈtɔr i əs, -ˈtoʊr-/
noun
1.
Quintus
[kwin-tuh s] /ˈkwɪn təs/ (Show IPA),
died 72 b.c, Roman general and statesman.
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  • Perpenna yielded, and led them to join the troops of Sertorius, to the number of fifty-three cohorts.

  • This was the first battle that was fought between Sertorius and Pompey.

  • Sertorius, whose story is told by Plutarch, affords another picturesque subject for Corneille in one of his most famous tragedies.

    A Short History of Spain Mary Platt Parmele
  • These coins were struck in Spain during the war of Sertorius.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
  • He was succeeded in his power by Sertorius Macro, who had aided in his destruction.

    A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
  • He declared war, made an alliance with Sertorius, and marched into Bithynia.

    Ancient Rome Mary Agnes Hamilton
  • Sertorius cordially returned the caresses of the animal, and even shed tears.

  • "They are not all cravens; to that I can bear witness," interrupted Sertorius.

    Valeria William Henry Withrow
  • What wise man's oration could ever have done so much with the people as Sertorius' invention of his white hind?

    The Praise of Folly Desiderius Erasmus
  • Sertorius was besieging this town, when Pompeius came with all his force to relieve it.

British Dictionary definitions for Sertorius

Sertorius

/sɜːˈtɔːrɪəs/
noun
1.
Quintus (ˈkwɪntəs). ?123–72 bc, Roman soldier who fought with Marius in Gaul (102) and led an insurrection in Spain against Sulla until he was assassinated
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