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Crassus, Marcus Licinius

Line breaks: Mar¦cus Li|cinius Cras|sus
Pronunciation: /ˈkrasəs
 
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Definition of Crassus, Marcus Licinius in English:

( Circa 115–53 bc), Roman politician. After defeating Spartacus in 71 bc, Crassus joined Caesar and Pompey in the First Triumvirate in 60. In 55 he was made consul and given a special command in Syria, where, after some successes, he was defeated and killed.

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