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Chelsea Busler Chapter 6: Italy Threatened, Enfranchised, Divided War with Jugurtha 112-105- -The fundamental shortcoming, as in some previous instance, was the senate’s lack of capacity for determining the extent and the timing of any Roman intervention in the affairs of a foreign state Italy threathened from the North 113-101- -Threatened by two groups of German peoples—Cimbri and Teutones -Gnaeus Mallius Maximus -Quintus Servilius Caepio Changes in the Roman Army- -Recruitment, equipment, training, and battle formation -Changes were sudden and extensive—caused problems -By the mid-first century there were no longer the traditional three distinct ranks of infantry -What the army lost in flexibility, it gained in cohesive fighting power Marius’ career in Roman politics- -Had a talent for guerrilla warfare -Lucius Appuleius Saturninus -Lucius cultivated Marius as a potentially valuable patron who would be able to provide military backing in a crisis Sixth consulship of Marius and second tribunate of Saturninus-
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