Marius - As a teen found a nest with 7 eggs in it twas an omen from Jupiter for his 7 consul elections • Defeated Metellus his military superior

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Marius Born 157 BC As a teen found a nest with 7 eggs in it, twas an omen from Jupiter for his 7 consul elections Defeated Metellus, his military superior, when running for consul in 107 BC Becaume Julius Caeser’s uncle in 115 AD when he married Julia of the powerful Julii family As commander and consulman, he enlisted all men, not just upper class, into the Roman army Expanded Rome with the help of Sulla Sulla betrayed him after years of feeling unappreciated and unrecognized Sulla exiled him He returned 2 years later with a newly raised army from Africa and killed all who opposed him He died of old age shortly afterwards at the age of 70 Marius Born 157 BC
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Unformatted text preview: As a teen found a nest with 7 eggs in it, twas an omen from Jupiter for his 7 consul elections • Defeated Metellus, his military superior, when running for consul in 107 BC • Becaume Julius Caeser’s uncle in 115 AD when he married Julia of the powerful Julii family • As commander and consulman, he enlisted all men, not just upper class, into the Roman army • Expanded Rome with the help of Sulla • Sulla betrayed him after years of feeling unappreciated and unrecognized • Sulla exiled him • He returned 2 years later with a newly raised army from Africa and killed all who opposed him • He died of old age shortly afterwards at the age of 70...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ENGLISH ENC1105 taught by Professor Johnsmith during the Spring '11 term at Harrison College.

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Marius - As a teen found a nest with 7 eggs in it twas an omen from Jupiter for his 7 consul elections • Defeated Metellus his military superior

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