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❰PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour Author Marc Hyden – History-books.co Shows Marius the man warts and allan excellent biographya very good breakdown of Roman politics and a civics course in ancient RomeA Wargamers Needful Things Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkablShows Marius the man warts and allan excellent biographya very good breakdown of Roman politics and a civics course in ancient RomeA Wargamers Needful Things Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkable and significant figures of the late Roman Republic At a time when power tended to be restricted to a cliue of influential families he rose from relatively humble origins to attain the top office of consul He even went on to hold the post an unprecedented seven times His political career flourished but was primarily built on military success First serving in the Numantine War in Spain he later rose to high command and brought a long running war in North Africa to a successful conclusion bringing the Numidian King Jurgurtha back in chains His return was timely as northern barbarian tribes threatened Italy and had previously defeated several Roman armies Marius reformed and retrained the Republics forces and decisively defeated the invaders that had easily overpowered his predecessors Mariuss subseuent career was primarily that of an elder statesman but it was dominated by his rivalry with his erstwhile subordinate Sulla which ultimately led to the latters bloody coup Marius once hailed as the savior of Rome eventually became a desperate fugitive literally fleeing for his life from his pursuers However after several harrowing brushes with death Marius seized an opportunity to return to Rome and mete out justice to his enemies which tarnished his once enviable reputation The best extant account of Gaius Marius leading role in the history of late Roman Republic It is reuired reading for those interested in the period and highly recommended for the general reader HistoryNet.

Shows Marius the man warts and allan excellent biographya very good breakdown of Roman politics and a civics course in ancient RomeA Wargamers Needful Things Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkable and significant figures of the late Roman Republic At a time when power tended to be restricted to a cliue of influential families he rose from relatively humble origins to attain the top office of consul He even went on to hold the post an unprecedented seven times His political career flourished but was primarily built on military success First serving in the Numantine War in Spain he later rose to high command and brought a long running war in North Africa to a successful conclusion bringing the Numidian King Jurgurtha back in chains His return was timely as northern barbarian tribes threatened Italy and had previously defeated several Roman armies Marius reformed and retrained the Republics forces and decisively defeated the invaders that had easily overpowered his predecessors Mariuss subseuent career was primarily that of an elder statesman but it was dominated by his rivalry with his erstwhile subordinate Sulla which ultimately led to the latters bloody coup Marius once hailed as the savior of Rome eventually became a desperate fugitive literally fleeing for his life from his pursuers However after several harrowing brushes with death Marius seized an opportunity to return to Rome and mete out justice to his enemies which tarnished his once enviable reputation The best extant account of Gaius Marius leading role in the history of late Roman Republic It is reuired reading for those interested in the period and highly recommended for the general reader HistoryNet.

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  1. JPS JPS says:

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    ePUB Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour Epub ↠ history books.co gaius mobile, marius: book, rise mobile, fall epub, rome's mobile, saviour kindle, Gaius Marius: epub, The Rise kindle, The Rise and Fall mobile, Marius: The Rise ebok, Marius: The Rise and Fall mobile, Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour MOBIAfter having read countless books on Roman history over the years Gaius Marius remains one of the most intriguing historical characters to me acting in my favourite era of the late Roman Republic In this fascinating time power was consolidated within a faction of prominent families yet Marius managed to make it to the top position of consul despite his modest background and being an outsider His excellent military background allowed him to win the consul position 7 times and he could even push several consulships asideMarius first earned his military credits in the last Celtiberia Numantine War which allowed him a top command in the subseuent drawn out North African Jurgurthine war that he eventually


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    ePUB Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour Epub ↠ history books.co gaius mobile, marius: book, rise mobile, fall epub, rome's mobile, saviour kindle, Gaius Marius: epub, The Rise kindle, The Rise and Fall mobile, Marius: The Rise ebok, Marius: The Rise and Fall mobile, Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour MOBIWhat I have always thought about the last century of the Roman Republic is that it was tremendously modern This book shows it in a very concrete way The life of Marius is described based on the ancient sources Plutarch Appian Sallust his personality is analyzed in the contest of the historical events he determined A particular care is devoted to the specific decisions that twisted the ancient laws and customs seen as a conseuence of the huge international role recently acuired by Rome in the ancient world The changes in the mentality of both the Roman people and aris


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    ePUB Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour Epub ↠ history books.co gaius mobile, marius: book, rise mobile, fall epub, rome's mobile, saviour kindle, Gaius Marius: epub, The Rise kindle, The Rise and Fall mobile, Marius: The Rise ebok, Marius: The Rise and Fall mobile, Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour MOBII enjoyed the book and was glad to see a biography of Marius The author covers a lot of ground and for the most part does a good job A point of contention with me is when a writer attributes motivations emotions beliefs etc to a subject when there are no or very little historical bases for them Marius and the individuals with whom he interacted are compelling enough without subscribing unsubstantiated motivations emotions beliefs etc to themEdited to Add The book would have benefited from maps there are only two and representations of the major individuals involved


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    ePUB Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour Epub ↠ history books.co gaius mobile, marius: book, rise mobile, fall epub, rome's mobile, saviour kindle, Gaius Marius: epub, The Rise kindle, The Rise and Fall mobile, Marius: The Rise ebok, Marius: The Rise and Fall mobile, Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour MOBIGaius Marius was a highly significant figure in the waning decades of the Roman Republic although calling him a savior may be a bit too much His military successes were considerable as were his reforms of the army but the rivalry and enmity between Marius and Sulla and their willingness to go against Roman traditions and laws set a pattern that would be followed by Pompey and Julius Caesar and would bring about the end of the Republic Hyden has written a commendable biography of Marius beginning with his origins his early successes in Spain and Northern Africathrough his rise to power and his ultimate fall He is a tragic figure in many ways a man of great abilities and achievements whose overweening ambition egotism and envy brought about his own destruction This biography reads like a well plotted novel with action emphasis on military matters and warfare and fascinating if frightening characters What novelist could create characters to eual Metellus Sulla Sartorius Cinna and


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