Ancient Rome

Eunus statue in Sicily

The class struggle in Rome during 20′ and 30′ of the...

The first uprisings of slaves in Roman Republic During thirties of the II century BC aggravation of the internal situation culminated in Rome. This was...
Map of Numidia and Mauretania

Roman foreign policy and Gaius Marius military reforms by the end...

Gaius Marius (157 – 86 BC) Gaius Marius was a "novus homo",  he originated from the Latin family near the city Arpinum. He was uneducated,...
Map of Sicily

Social struggle in Roman Republic at the end of the II...

The second slave uprising in Sicily (Second Servile war) In 104 BC near Capua, was an unsuccessful slave uprising with a 3.500 armed slaves, which...
Pontus Kingdom 90BC

First Mithridatic War and the role of Lucius Cornelius Sulla in...

The first Mithridatic war (89-85 BC) Mithridates VI Eupator  - King of Pontus (120 -63BC). His father was Mithridates V which led origin from Achaemenids, and...
Bust of Lucius Cornelius Sulla

Lucius Cornelius Sulla as dictator

In the spring of 83 BC, 40.000 Sulla’s troops landed at Brundisium. Young Gnaeus Pompeius, approached to Sulla and brought to him two of...
Oil on canvas. Interpretation of Quintus Sertorius by artist Gerard van Kuijl XVIIcentury AD

Political course of consul Marcus Aemilius Lepidus and Quintus Sertorius after...

Soon after Sulla's death opposition towards Sulla’s regime became stronger. City plebs was dissatisfied with the abolition of grain distribution and they wanted to...
Map of Third servile war in Roman republic. Source of map: www.mikeanderson.biz/2012/02/spartacus-and-slave-revolt-of-73-71-bc.html

Third Servile War in Roman Republic 73-71BC (Spartacus rebellion)

The largest Servile War started (after First and Second uprising of slaves)  simultaneously with a bitter class struggle, during the time of Quintus Sertorius ...
Marcus Licinius Crassus

Crassus and Pompey in Roman Republic during 60’s of the I...

Marcus Licinius Crassus belonged to senatorial aristocracy which descended from a senatorial genus - of course Licinius. During period of the proscription by purchasing...
Interpretation of Cicero speech in senate against Catiline. Fresco in Madam Palace by Maccari, César

Conspiracy of Lucius Sergius Catilina in Roman Republic

The main goal of conspiracy during 60s BC was attempt to obtain the highest positions in Roman Republic. Conspiracy in Roman Republic 66 BC...
Silver coin of Marcus Porcius Cato

Secret alliance between Caesar, Pompey and Crassus (First Triumvirate)

In the battle against Catiline, nobility and knights were united. The Senate regained its earlier importance. In the next period, Senate was shown as...
Map of Gallia (Gaul)

Caesar’s wars in Gaul 58 – 56 BC

Political relations between Gaius Julius Caesar and Publius Clodius in Rome In 62 BC, during period of holiday in honour of the Good goddess, which...
Caesar Pompey and Crassus

Political situation in Rome (58-56 BC) and Crassus expedition in Mesopotamia

After a tumultuous political situation in Rome during 58 BC, again strengthened senatorial party. In 57 BC, Titus Annius Milo was elected as the...

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