Marcus Licinius Crassus

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Marcus Licinius Crassus
Marcus Licinius Crassus Louvre.jpg
Bust o Marcus Licinius Crassus frae the Louvre, Paris.
Governor o Roman Sirie
In office
54 BC – 53 BC
Precedit bi Aulus Gabinius
Succeedit bi Gaius Cassius Longinus
Consul o the Roman Republic
In office
55 BC – 54 BC
Servin with Pompey the Great
Precedit bi Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus an Lucius Marcius Philippus
Succeedit bi Appius Claudius Pulcher an Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus
Consul o the Roman Republic
In office
70 BC – 69 BC
Servin with Pompey
Precedit bi Publius Cornelius Lentulus Sura an Gnaeus Aufidius Orestes
Succeedit bi Quintus Caecilius Metellus Creticus an Quintus Hortensius
Personal details
Born c. 112 BC [1] [2]
Roman Republic
Dee'd 53 BC (aged 59)
Carrhae, Parthian Empire
Spoose(s) Tertulla[3]
Bairns Marcus Licinius Crassus, Publius Licinius Crassus

Marcus Licinius Crassus (/ˈkræsəs/; Laitin: M·LICINIVS·P·F·P·N·CRASSVS;[4] c. 112 BC – 53 BC) wis a Roman general an politeecian who played a key role in the transformation o the Roman Republic intae the Roman Empire.

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  1. The Pimilico Dictionary of Classical Civilisations: "These were dismantled during Lepidus’ youth, however, as a new generation of leaders, including Cicero(106-43BC), Pompey(106-48BC), Crassus (112-53BC) and Julius Caesar(100-44BC)"
  2. Fall of the Roman Republic-Plutarch: "Crassus (Abt 112-53BC)"
  3. Smith, William (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 2. , p.831
  4. In Scots: "Marcus Licinius Crassus, son o Publius, grandson o Publius"