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Gaius Sallustius Crispus (Sallust)

86 BCE - 34 BCE


Historical Period:
Ancient Rome

Sallust was a Roman historian. He served in Julius Caesar’s armies in Africa for which he was rewarded with a governorship in North Africa. In the political battles of his time he sided with Caesar against the traditional aristocratic factions. In his retirement he turned to the writing of history.



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