Marius And Sulla During The Civil War

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The Civil War erupts in 133 BC after the Punic Wars between the plebeians and the patricians was a period in history when rival generals collided. Marius and Sulla fought for command even after the Senate entrusted Sulla to command. Marius used violence to rescind the command given to Sulla. The back and forth power struggle between the two soon ended with Marius’s death and Sulla regained his dictating command of Rome. Sulla instituted terror that surpassed the violence dealt by Marius. Sulla also marked his opponents for death, seized their property, and declared their children ineligible for public office during his reign of Rome. Before retiring, Sulla increased the memberships of the Senate to six hundred in the attempt to reduce

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