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.
- Author: The Works of Sallust (1744)