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Having carried its distrust of Marius to perilous lengths in the Italian War, the
Senate naturally passed him over as a candidate for the command against
Mithridates. His successful rival was a scion of an impoverished patrician family
which had ...
sudden and severe shortage of grain — a task which he discharged with a flash
of his old-time energy. In the following winter he declined the command of an
expedition to reinstate Ptolemy Auletes, pomPey't who had bought recognition
Abortive attempts to curtail Caesar's command. Pompey stands for strict iustice to
Caesarl *nd no more. demanded that he should be handed over to the Usipetes
in retribution for his perfidy towards them (pp. 384-5). In 54 the nobility was ...
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