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In the eastern campaigns, it is true, the prospects of a rich booty attracted large
numbers of semi-professional soldiers who re-engaged themselves voluntarily.
On the other hand, Roman officers in Spain had recurrent difficulties in raising
To provide for those of Marius' soldiers who had a claim to a pension after the
Jugurthan war, he carried a bill that conferred upon them capacious allotments of
sixty acres apiece in the province of Africa. But Saturninus' legislation was less ...
In this instance the soldiers chose more wisely than the Senate. In betaking
himself to Asia Minor Tacitus had overlooked a more serious inroad which was
impending on the Rhine border. In his absence Alamanni and Franks descended
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