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Mar·i·us(mâr′ē-əs, măr′-), Gaius 157?-86 bc.
Roman general and politician. Elected consul seven times, he reformed the military and lost a disastrous civil war (88) to his political rival Sulla.
(Biography) Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). ?155–86 bc, Roman general and consul. He defeated Jugurtha, the Cimbri, and the Teutons (107–101), but his rivalry with Sulla caused civil war (88). He was exiled but returned (87) and took Rome
Mar•i•us(ˈmɛər i əs, ˈmær-)
Gaius, c155–86 B.C., Roman general.