Mario and Sila

After I was learning Latin in highschool on the previous Jesuit school in Burgos, which right now is a lodge, Father Carrera made us translate “De bello Iugurthino”, the basic by Salustio that narrated the struggle of Rome towards the dominion of Numidia whose throne had been usurped by Jugurta.

Rome despatched a military led by Metellus to struggle Jugurtha in 109 BC after struggling a number of humiliating defeats. Metellus’ lieutenant was Gaius Mario, senator and tribune of the plebs, married to an aunt of Julius Caesar. Earlier than the tip of the struggle, Mario returned to town of the Tiber and was elected consul after some navy victories in Africa. Salustio narrates {that a} fortune teller … See Extra.


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