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 Battle of Vercellae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cimbri desired battle, and according to their custom sent to the Romans to settle the time and place for it; Marius gratified them and named the next day--it was the 30th July 653--and the Raudine plain, a wide level space, which the superior Roman cavalry found advantageous for their movements.
The victory of Vercellae, following close on the heels of Marius' defeat of the Teutons at the Battle of Aquae Sextiae the previous year, put an end to Germanic plans to invade Rome.
When some Senators questioned this action, he would claim that in the din of battle he could not distinguish the voice of Roman from ally from the voice of the law.
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 Lucius Cornelius Sulla
With Sulla's assistance, Catulus defeated the Cimbri in the Battle of Vercellae in 101 BC.
Meanwhile, Sulla defeated Mithridates in the East and in 86 BC captured Athens after the battles of Chaeronea and Orchomenus.
After a period of idleness, Sulla's army defeated the consular forces of Gnaeus Papirus Carbo in November, 82 BC at the battle of Colline Gate.
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 Marius - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
First Marius had to deal with the Teutoni, who were in the province of Narbonensis marching toward the Alps.
First, he refused to give battle where they wanted, and withdrew to Aquae Sextiae (a settlement founded by C. Sextius Calvus cos.
Marius was in Rome, and after becoming elected consul for 101 and deferring his triumph over the Teutoni, he marched north to join Catulus, whose command was prorogued into 101.
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 SCC Forums -> Your favorite of thse Roman Victories!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Zama was the final showdown between the Roman saviour Publius Cornelius Scipio and the fallen Hannibal.
This important battle brought the Second Punic War to an end and completely destroyed Carthagenian power and put the put the African city at the mercy of Rome.
The Battle that crushed Bouddica's rebellion in Britannia.
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 Battle of Vercellae -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By summer the (Click link for more info and facts about Cimbri) Cimbri have decided to move on and assemble their horde near the town of (Click link for more info and facts about Vercellae) Vercellae.
Here they are brought to battle by (Click link for more info and facts about Marius) Marius, (Roman general and dictator (138-78 BC)) Sulla and Catulus Caesar.
The (A New Testament book containing an exposition of the doctrines of Saint Paul; written in AD 58) Romans win a decisive victory and the few Cimbri that survive flee over the (A large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction) Alps.
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 BATTLE OF ARAUSIO FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Arausio took place on October_6, 105_BC, at a site between the town of Arausio and the Rhone_River.
Ranged against the migratory tribes of the Cimbri under Boiorix and the Teutoni were two Roman armies, commanded by the proconsul Quintus_Servilius_Caepio and consul Gnaeus_Manlius_Maximus.
Even before battle was joined, the Romans were in trouble.
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Subject: Great Battles of Caesar - Early Impressions I got home from work a couple of hours ago and a package from Chips and Bits was waiting...
The following was from a playing of the battle of Vercellae, chronologically the first in the game.
Some of the best battles I've had in the other Great Battles games have been those where both sides rout out (wouldn't be likely if this is the case).
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 SCC Forums > Your favorite of thse Roman Victories!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Apr 19 2005, 02:03 PM Magnesia, I am interested in battles where the phalanx is involved.
Apr 19 2005, 04:18 PM The Battle of Zama, simply because Scipio is a P.I.M.P and Ive never been that big of a Hanny fan.
Apr 19 2005, 04:28 PM Magnesia, I am interested in battles where the phalanx is involved.
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 Total War Center Forums - Which of these Roman Victories is your favorite?
He means the battle itself from a strategic point of view, not an aftermath view.
The decisive battle of the war was at Metaurus River not at Zama, by Zama the fate of the carthaginians had been sealed.
Of course Battle of Zama is the main masterpiece of the greatest and innovative roman general, he beated another universally known genius of war, so this places him above Hannibal as well, and together with Alexander,Caesar and Napoleon, they are the 5 greatest generals of all times....
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 Boiorix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His most notable achievement was a spectacular victory against the Romans at the Battle of Arausio in 105 BC.
He was later defeated and slain at the Battle of Vercellae in 101 BC.
This page was last modified 19:15, 11 September 2005.
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 Lucius Cornelius Sulla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With his assistance, Catulus defeated the Cimbri in the Battle of Vercellae in 101 BC.
Returning to Rome, Sulla was elected 'Praetor urbanus', rumour said due to massive amounts of bribes.
Determined to regain control, he marched on Rome.
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 EARLY GERMANS 150 BC - 250 AD
He finally did this at the battle of Vercellae in 101 BC.
The army may have a single battle standard representing a sacred tribal totem or the chieftan's personal standard.
Each German cavalryman was normally supported by a specially picked light infantryman who either rode on the horse with its rider then dismounted close to battle or held on to the horses mane and ran alongside (fit men!).
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Welcome to the Vercellae Certamen, commemorating how Rome was saved by a great victory at Vercellae.
During Achilles' long sulk, an embassy tried to pursuade him to return to battle.
There are other reasons a general might have an agnomen, including simply inheriting it from his father, e.g., P. Cornelius Scipio Africanus Aemilianus (the Africanus was inherited).
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In times of crisis members of the most noble families could be sacrificed to appease Odin and there is even a case in Scandinavia of a king being sacrificed after a few years of bad harvests.
The Greek historian Strabo had given us a detailed account of human sacrifice in his report on the Cimbrians: "The women who had accompanied their men into battle were led by priestesses who could predict the future.
These priestesses were gray-haired and clad in white garments.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Arianism
However, the long battle was now turning decidedly in favour of Catholic tradition.
Western bishops, like Hilary of Poitiers and Eusebius of Vercellae banished to Asia for holding the Nicene faith, were acting in unison with St. Basil, the two St. Gregories [of Nyssa and Nazianzus --Ed.
As an intellectual movement the heresy had spent its force.
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The ancient Romans had “Molossus” dogs, who were huge Mastiff-like hounds able to knock a man off a galloping horse and disembowel him.
The Roman General Gaius Marius was routed at the battle of Vercellae in Gaul by a team of snarling, snapping hounds under the command of women handlers.
Veteran Charlie Cargo handled a scout dog named Wolf in Vietnam and said it was his only trusting relationship during the war.
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 Lucius Cornelius Sulla
All accounts suggest that Sulla was not only invaluable to Catulus, but that he very well may have saved the Legions and turned the tide in Rome’s favor.
At the battle of Vercellae in 101 BC, Catulus, with Sulla, defeated the Cimbri and the threat from the Germanics was over.
Marius and Catulus, as co-consuls, were honored with a joint triumph, while Sulla’s bitterness grew.
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 Index of names: Ve - Zo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
101/9_ News of the battle of Vercellae miraculously reaches Rome on the
121/9_ Cn.Domitius defeats the Allobroges at the battle of Vindalium.
278/23 A battle between Zipoetes and the army of Heracleia.
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 Marius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marius was in Rome, and after becoming elected consul for 101 anddeferring his triumph over the Teutoni, he marched north to join Catulus, whose command was prorogued into 101.
Finally, in thesummer of that year a battle was fought at Vercellae in Cisalpine Gaul.
Once again, Roman discipline overcame a larger barbarianforce.
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 Welcome to LR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Color commentary: THE BATTLE OF VERCELLAE (Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1696-1770) depicts the Romans under Gaius Marius defeating the Cimbrian Gauls, who were blinded by the sun.
Now, there are differences between the Met and Light Reading.
We don't have Tiepolo's The Battle of Vercelae in our lobby.
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 101 B.C. - events and references
Marius joins up with the army of Catulus.
{30 July -R} Marius and Catulus destroy the Cimbri at Campi Raudii, near Vercellae.
News of the battle of Vercellae miraculously reaches Rome on the same day.
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