Marius

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Marius

Gaius . ?155--86 bc, Roman general and consul. He defeated Jugurtha, the Cimbri, and the Teutons (107--101), but his rivalry with Sulla caused civil war (88). He was exiled but returned (87) and took Rome

Marius

young pagan who follows the original philosophical tenets of Epicurus in his search for an answer to life. [Br. Lit.: Pater Marius the Epicurean in Magill II, 630]