Crassus Marcus Licinius
Cras·sus(krăs′əs), Marcus Licinius 115?-53 bc.
Roman politician and general who joined Julius Caesar and Pompey in the first triumvirate to challenge the senate's power (60). Hungry for military glory, he invaded Parthia and was killed in battle.
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