Definition of Jugurtha in English:

Jugurtha

Line breaks: Ju¦gur|tha
Pronunciation: /dʒəˈgəːθə
 
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( D.104 bc), joint king of Numidia circa 118–104. His attacks on his royal partners prompted intervention by Rome and led to the outbreak of the Jugurthine War (112–105). He was eventually captured by the Roman general Marius and executed in Rome.

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Jugurthine

Pronunciation: /-θʌɪn/
adjective
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  • More important is Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus, 85-36 bc), one of whose surviving works is a monograph on the Jugurthine war.

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