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 (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.


(ˈmɛərɪəs; ˈmærɪəs)
(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


(ˈmɛər i əs, ˈmær-)

Gaius, c155–86 B.C., Roman general.
References in classic literature ?
Ten young descendants of Marius and the Gracchi, barefooted and out at elbows, with one hand resting on the hip and the other gracefully curved above the head, stared at the traveller, the post-chaise, and the horses; to these were added about fifty little vagabonds from the Papal States, who earned a pittance by diving into the Tiber at high water from the bridge of St.
Ten minutes afterwards the baron entered his apartment, and Peppino stationed himself on the bench outside the door of the hotel, after having whispered something in the ear of one of the descendants of Marius and the Gracchi whom we noticed at the beginning of the chapter, who immediately ran down the road leading to the Capitol at his fullest speed.
All these preparations had collected a number of idlers round the door of Signor Pastrini's; the descendants of Marius and the Gracchi were also not wanting.
Don't you remember the chapter in Marius where Pater talks of the gentle exercise of walking as the best incentive to conversation?
In plain prose, here are four whales as well known to the students of Cetacean History as Marius or Sylla to the classic scholar.
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And Giovanni Ribisi plays Marius, a jailbird who adopts the identity of his cellmate Pete in a bid to flee his old life.
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The project will be implemented by real estate development and management company VPH, lawyer and hotel owner Marius Jakulis Jason and investment banking company Orion Securities.