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Marius, Gaius, approximately 157 B.C.-86 B.C

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Personal name headingMarius, Gaius, approximately 157 B.C.-86 B.C.
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Variant(s)Mario, Caio, approximately 157 B.C.-86 B.C.
Mario, Cajo, approximately 157 B.C.-86 B.C.
Marius, C.
Marius, C. (Caius), approximately 157 B.C.-86 B.C.
Marius, Caius, approximately 157 B.C.-86 B.C.
Marius, Gaius, ca. 157-86 B.C.
Birth date-0156~
Death date-0085-01-13
Profession or occupationArmies--Officers Politicians
Found inOtway, T. The history and fall of Caius Marius, 1692.
Brit. Mus. cat. (Marius, Caius)
Enc. Brit., 1980 (Marius, Gaius; b. ca. 157 B.C.; d. 1/13/86 B.C.)
Enc. Amer., 1980 (Marius, Gaius; Roman general; b. ca. 155 B.C.; d. 1/13/86 B.C.)
Collier's enc., 1981 (Marius, Gaius, 157-86 B.C.)
Passerini, A. Caio Mario come uomo politico, 1934: t.p. (Caio Mario) [Info. from InU]
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 25, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Marius, Gaius; foreign military officer, political figure; born c. BCE 157; took part in the war against the Keltiberians in Spain and was present at the siege of Numantia (134 BCE); led campaigns in Asia and Spain and then rose to the rank of praetor (115 BCE); held a series of consecutive consulships (something almost unprecedented), prosecuting a war in Cisalpine Gaul; died 13 January BCE 86)