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Ancient Med. History: class notes 01/11/2006 11:41:00 -distribution by lot for magistracies: usually by lot, although sometimes  -Jugurthine War: dynastic dispute, Senate sends board of 10 men to determine  course of action. Suggest division in 3; Jugurtha receives worst portion, felt betrayed by Rome  with whom he had close political ties Attacks other two, Romans angered; (Adherbal, Cirta) Ad hoc foreign policy: mixed signals, primitive Jugurtha besieges Cirta: many Romans in residence, puts citizens to death  including Roman citizens -Roman army deployed (111): tend to initially underestimate military opponents Bestia: tries to conclude peace, breaks down. Postumius Albinus (110): signs truce with Jugurtha, hopes to conclude peace  treaty.  [p. 73] wants to conclude war before elections (victory procession) o Personal vs. corporate victory
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