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  • Caesar was also influenced by his uncle, Gaius Marius, who led the democratic faction (or popularis) of the Senate at the time of Caesar's birth.

    The Caesar Factor

  • Consol. ad Pammachium mundi Philosophus, gloriae animal, et popularis aurae et rumorum venale mancipium.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Simplicius, and those heathen philosophers, doctrina et aetate venerandi, Mosis Genesin mundanam popularis nescio cujus ruditatis, quae longa absit a vera

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Dum fui in prouincia Manzi transiui iuxta palatium vnius hominis popularis, qui habuit 50. domicellas virgines sibi continuè ministrantes, in omnibus pascentes eum sicut auis auiculas, et habet semper 5. fercula triplicata; et quando pascunt eum, continuè cantant dulcissimè: Iste habet in redditibus Tagaris risi 30.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Palatium suum duo millaria tenet in ambitu; cuius pauimentum semper vnum laterem habet aureum, alium argenteum: Iuxta ambitum istius palatij est vnus monticulus artificialis de auro et argento, super quo stant Monasteria, et campanilia, et alia delectabilia pro solatio illius popularis; Et dictum fuit mihi, quòd quatuor tales homines sunt in regno illo.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Marius employed the popularis tribune, L. Appuleius Saturninus, to secure a land bill for his veterans.

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  • In Rome the tribune P. Clodius pursued a popularis program (e.g., free grain), thwarting optimate opposition with gangs of thugs organized under the guise of legitimate collegia (clubs).

    b. Military Dynasts and Civil Wars

  • The frustrated military hero Pompey then formed a political alliance with M. Licinius Crassus, who had the support of the publicani, and the patrician C. Julius Caesar, a popularis politician and favorite of the people.

    b. Military Dynasts and Civil Wars

  • The popularis consul of 87, L. Cornelius Cinna, went to war with his optimate colleague and captured Rome with the support of Marius, who then began slaughtering his optimate enemies.

    f. War and Politics, to 70 B.C.E

  • CIVIL WAR broke out in Rome when a popularis tribune, P. Sulpicius Rufus, passed laws distributing new Italian citizens through the 35 tribes and transferring the Mithridatic command to Marius.

    f. War and Politics, to 70 B.C.E

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