Crassus How The Wealthiest Man In Rome Changed History
General Information • Born: 115 BC • Died: 53 BC • Aged: 62 years • Served as: Governor of Roman Syriaand Counsel of the Roman Republic,
The First Triumvirate • The first political alliance that included Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey • Attempted to dominate Rome • Crassus and Pompey did not get along • After Crassus died the group broke up and led to a civil war between Caesar and Pompey
Other Cool Stuff • Put a stop to the gladiator revolt led by Spartacus • Killed in Parthian battle along with most of his army • Is believed that his head was cut off and gold was poured down his throat
Picture Sources • Slide 1: http://wilsonancientrome.wikispaces.com/Marcus+Crassus, http://europeanhistory.boisestate.edu/westciv/romanrev/17.shtml, http://www.myartprints.com/a/roman-1/bust-of-marcus-licinius-c.html • Slide 2: http://viamus.uni-goettingen.de/pages/imageView/big?Object.Id:record:int=3642, http://ancientworlds.net/aw/Post/1229274&authorid=36323?pageData=Post/1229274&authorid=36323 • Slide 3: http://www.desitin.dk/?id=1013&MP=932-1463, http://europeanhistory.boisestate.edu/westciv/romanrev/18.shtml • Slide 4: • Slide 5: http://soentertain.me/2013/04/spartacus-a-few-final-thoughts/andy-whitfield-as-spartacus-2/, http://listfave.com/top-10-worst-leaders-in-military-history/
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