"), Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 1. Publius Licinius Crassus (86 or 82 BC – 53 BC) was one of two sons of Marcus Licinius Crassus, the so-called "triumvir", and Tertulla, daughter of Marcus Terentius Varro Lucullus. How Were Julius Caesar and His Successor Augustus Related? He was the second son of the renowned senator Publius Licinius Crassus. Marcus Licinius Crassus the Younger, also known as Marcus Licinius Crassus Dives, (flourished 1st century BC), grandson of the triumvir Marcus Licinius Crassus, was a Roman Consul in the year 30 BC, along with Octavian, the (future Roman Emperor Augustus).He was best known for his successful campaigns in Macedonia and Thrace in 29-27 BC, for which he was denied customary military honors … Marcus Licinius Crassus, (born c. 115 bc —died 53), politician who in the last years of the Roman Republic formed the so-called First Triumvirate with Julius Caesar and Pompey to challenge effectively the power of the Senate. Crassus' legions were primarily heavy infantry but were not prepared for the type of swift, cavalry-and-arrow attack in which Parthian troops were particularly adept. After the Marian purges and the subsequent sudden death of Gaius Marius, the surviving consul Lucius Cornelius Cinna (father-in-law of Julius Caesar) imposed proscriptions on those surviving Roman senators and equestrians who had supported Lucius Cornelius Sulla in his 88 BC march on Rome and overthrow of the traditional Roman political arrangements. In the end Crassus yielded first, offering Pompey his hand.[32]. In Plutarch's account, Crassus "had written to the senate that they must summon Lucullus from Thrace and Pompey from Spain, but he was sorry now that he had done so, and was eager to bring the war to an end before those generals came. Twyman, Briggs L: critical review of Marshall 1976 and Ward 1977, This page was last edited on 29 November 2020, at 09:50. Crassus ignored advice to reconsider his tactics, preferring to wait until the Parthians ran out of ammunition. He was a Roman politician and commander, a member of the First Triumvirate. Crassus began his public career as a military commander under Lucius Cornelius Sulla during his civil war. Marcus Licinius Crassus Dives (ca. Crassus was reluctant to meet with the Parthians, but his troops threatened to mutiny if he did not. His death led to the outbreak of the Civil War between Caesar and Pompey (49–45). His father committed suicide and his brother was killed during the uprising of Cornelius Cinna in 87 BC. was a Roman politician and member of the First Triumvirate, for which he provided financial backing. Something else Crassus and Pompey had in common was wealth, an advantage Julius Caesar and his family, which could trace its ancestry back to the beginnings of Rome, didn't have. Plutarch. According to several sources, in 53 BCE, Crassus proposed that he act as general to wage a military campaign against the Parthians (modern Turkey). Shaw, Brent D. Spartacus and the Slave Wars. The first ever Roman fire brigade was created by Crassus. A son, Marcus Licinius Crassus Frugi. Crassus was indeed a leading figure in the final days of the Roman Republic who played a key role in transforming history. If the owner agreed to sell the property, his men would put out the fire, if the owner refused, then they would simply let the structure burn to the ground. Crassus was elected praetor in 73 BC and pursued the cursus honorum. As Plutarch says: "before he went upon his Parthian expedition, [Crassus] found his possessions to amount to seven thousand one hundred talents; most of which, if we may scandal him with a truth, he got by fire and rapine, making his advantages of the public calamities." Ateius went so far as to attempt to have Crassus arrested, but the other tribunes stopped him. Crassus' grandfather was Marcus Licinius Crassus Agelastus, of whom little is known. During that decade, Crassus was Julius Caesar's patron in all but name, financing Caesar's successful election to become Pontifex Maximus. Some time later, when the Roman armies led by Pompey and Varro Lucullus were recalled to Italy in support of Crassus, Spartacus decided to fight rather than find himself and his followers trapped between three armies, two of them returning from overseas action. Already the bodies of 6000 crucified slaves line along the Appian Way. For other uses, see, "Often named as the richest man ever, a more accurate conversion of sesterce would put his modern figure between $200 million and $20 billion. The alliance did not last long, due to the ambitions, egos, and jealousies of the three men. That didn't happen, in part because his enemy used the "Parthian shot" tactic, of turning around in their saddles and firing arrows while riding away from the battle. Crassus and Pompey had supported the dictator, the one as, in Lily Ross Taylor's words, the arch-Sullan profiteer, and the other, as a general. 115 or 114 B.C.) Marcus Licinius Crassus was one of the leading Roman businessmen and politicians in the late days of the Roman republic. Both were candidates for the consulship. His problem was that despite his military successes, he was eclipsed by his contemporary Pompey the Great. Within four years of Crassus’ death, Caesar would cross the Rubicon and begin a civil war against Pompey and the Optimates. By the following morning, the battle was over, and the Sullan army emerged victorious, making Sulla the master of Rome. Marcus Licinius Crassus Label from public data source Wikidata Sources found : Antonelli, G. Crasso, il banchiere di Roma, 1986: p. 7 (Marco Licinio Crasso, b. N.S. Instead, Crassus chose to cross the Euphrates and travel overland to Carrhae (Harran in Turkey), on the advice of a treacherous Arab chief called Ariamnes. Caesar's mediation between Crassus and Pompey led to the creation of the First Triumvirate in 60 BC, consisting of Crassus, Pompey, and Caesar (who became consul in 59 BC). [16] This represented 229 tonnes of gold, or about 7.4 million troy ounces, worth about US$11 billion today, accounted right before his Parthian expedition, most of which Plutarch declares Crassus got "by fire and war, making the public calamities his greatest source of revenue."[17]. J.-C., est un général et homme politique romain qui joua un rôle essentiel dans le passage de la République à l'Empire. Both Ronald Syme and Elizabeth Rawson, howev… His father and younger brother both committed suicide rather than be captured by the soldiers of Gaius Marius following his capture of Rome in 87 BC. Crassus and his generals were murdered. His folly not only killed his army but destroyed the triumvirate and demolished any hope of future diplomatic relations between Rome and Parthia. Crassus' grandfather was Marcus Licinius Crassus Agelastus, of whom little is known. ", Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus 2.3–4. At the meeting, a Parthian pulled at Crassus' reins, sparking violence. and Crassus' contribution to it, put Crassus in a key position. He spent much of his political career in frustrated rivalry with Pompey. The Triumvirate of Crassus, Caesar, and Pompey was dissolved, and without Crassus, Caesar and Pompey met in battle at the Battle of Pharsalus after crossing the Rubicon. Descendants include: Publius Licinius Crassus Dives Pontifex Maximus (d. 183 BC), consul 205 BC 1. [13] During Sulla's second civil war, Crassus and Gnaeus Pompey fought a battle in the plain of Spoletium (Spoleto), killed some 3,000 of the men of Gnaeus Papirius Carbo, the leader of the Marian forces, and besieged Carinas, a Marian commander. Plutarch wrote that observing how frequent such occurrences were, he bought slaves 'who were architects and builders.' Crassus was the son of Publius Licinius Crassus, who was consul in 97 BCE and a commander in Iberia, even gaining a triumph for his victories in Lusitania in 93 BCE. He bears a youthful appearance, of a toned athletic build and with a clean-shaven face. He notoriously purchased burnt and collapsed buildings. Appian, The Civil Wars, I.18–19. Print. Subsequently Crassus' men, being near mutiny, demanded he parley with the Parthians, who had offered to meet with him. Roman general and politician who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Braund, David. [36] A story later emerged to the effect that after Crassus' death, the Parthians poured molten gold into his mouth as a symbol of his thirst for wealth.[37]. Crassus' grandfather of the same name, Marcus Licinius Crassus[10] (praetor c. 126 BC), was facetiously given the Greek nickname Agelastus (the unlaughing or grim) by his contemporary Gaius Lucilius, the inventor of Roman satire, who asserted that he smiled once in his whole life. He was a Roman politician and commander, a member of the First Triumvirate. Marcus Licinius Crassus was born in 114 BCE. But no ancient source accords him or his father the Dives cognomen; in fact, we are explicitly informed that his great wealth was acquired rather than inherited, and that he was raised in modest circumstances.[9]. [41], This article is about the triumvir. In 60 B.C. Crassus wanted to become his colleague and asked Pompey for his assistance; "Pompey received his request gladly (for he was desirous of having Crassus, in some way or other, always in debt to him for some favour), and eagerly promoted his candidature, and finally said in a speech to the assembly that he should be no less grateful to them for the colleague than for the office which he desired. Ellen Lloyd - AncientPages.com - Marcus Licinius Crassus (c. 115 B.C. "[27] He decided to attack a splinter group of rebels. In Appian's account, Crassus ended the rebellion and there was a contention over honours between him and Pompey. Following his second consulship, Crassus was appointed as the Governor of Roman Syria. Crassus received Syria as his province, which promised to be an inexhaustible source of wealth. Plutarch reports that "many things horrible and dreadful to see" occurred during the infliction of punishment, which was witnessed by the rest of Crassus' army. Crassus ignored all these warnings and set out on the campaign which was to end with the loss of his own life, as well as a large part of his army and his son Publius Crassus. Crassus' campaign was a disastrous failure, ending in his defeat and death at the Battle of Carrhae. Known for his wealth, he died in the battle of Carrhae. 115-53 B.C.) When he was in his late twenties, Gaius Marius and Lucius Cornelius Cinna captured Rome … Both characters, Cassius and Tartuffe from the… Within four years of Crassus' death, Caesar crossed the Rubicon and began a civil war against Pompey and the Optimates.[5]. Crassus gratituosly refused a very good offer from Artavazdes II, which would negate both of those problems you mention (cavalry and the betrayal of Abgarus), so we return to the premise that Crassus is to be blamed for all the setbacks he and his army endured. Marcus Licinius Crassus (/ ˈ k r æ s ə s /; c. 115 BC or 112 BC – 6 May 53 BC) was a Roman general and politician who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.He is often called "The richest man in Rome". "Dionysiac Tragedy in Plutarch, Crassus." Crassus was sent into battle against Spartacus by the Senate. There was no very good reason to attack the Parthians who had not attacked the Romans: Crassus was primarily interested in gaining the wealth of Parthia, and his colleagues in the Senate hated the idea. —53 BC.) Marcus Licinius Crassus’s creepy son from Spartacus: War of the Damned? At the meeting, a Parthian pulled at Crassus' reins, sparking violence. Crassus attacked Parthia not only because of its great source of riches, but because of a desire to match the military victories of his two major rivals, Pompey the Great and Julius Caesar. . Crassus's wealth is estimated by Pliny at approximately 200 million sestertii. Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 1.1; 2.2, Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 4.1, Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 6.2, (Plutarch, The Life of Crassus, 6.6–7 (trans. "[23], Afterwards, when Spartacus retreated to the Bruttium peninsula in the south-west of Italy,[24] Crassus tried to pen up the slave armies by building a ditch and a rampart across the peninsula of Rhegium in Bruttium, "from sea to sea." Some of Crassus' wealth was acquired conventionally, through traffic in slaves, production from silver mines, and speculative real estate purchases. [22] Nevertheless, according to Appian, the troops' fighting spirit improved dramatically thereafter, since Crassus had demonstrated that "he was more dangerous to them than the enemy. Crassus’ death permanently unraveled the alliance between Caesar and Pompey. He played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Marcus Licinius P. f. M. n. Crassus Dives, the triumvir, was consul in 70 and 55 BC, and censor in 65 . Despite this remarkable feat, Spartacus and part of his army still managed to break out. He knew that the success would be ascribed to the one who came up with assistance, and not to himself. Crassus is said to have made part of his money from proscriptions, notably the proscription of one man whose name was not initially on the list of those proscribed but was added by Crassus who coveted the man's fortune. A political and financial patron of Julius Caesar, Crassus joined Caesar and Pompey in the unofficial political alliance known as the First Triumvirate. Crassus’ death permanently unraveled the alliance between Caesar and Pompey. Print.Funera. Apja, Publius Crassus i. e. 87-ben, hogy Marius híveinek kezébe ne jusson, saját kezével vetett véget életének. Marcus Licinius Crassus var den tredje och yngste sonen till Publius Licinius Crassus Dives (konsul 97 f.Kr. It is worth mentioning that in the half of the 1st century BCE in Rome, there were no fire fighting services. He is given the duty of defeating Spartacus and his army along with Crassus, and is using this opportunity to please and gain favor from his father by doing so. 21. In 87 BCE, on the losing side against the forces of Gaius Marius and Cornelius Cinna, he committed suicide and the young Crassus fled to Spain. Ena brodern dog under bundsförvantskriget, och fadern och den andre brodern dog eller tog sina liv under Marius utrensningar 87 f.Kr. 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"[30] However, in office they did not remain friendly. Early Life . J.-C. à Rome et mort en 53 av. This line was not descended from the Crassi Divites, although often assumed to be (e.g. Pompey wrote to the Senate that "indeed, Crassus had conquered the slaves, but that he himself had extirpated the war". Nero had Frugi executed between 66 and 68, because of information brought against him by Marcus Aquilius Regulus. Finally, Ateius stood at the gates of Rome and performed a ritual curse against Crassus. Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 11.2, Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 11.7, Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 11.8, Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 12.1, Plutarch, Parallel Lives, The Life of Crassus, 12.2, Richard Bulliet, Professor of Middle Eastern History, Columbia University, Plutarch, 'Life Of Crassus,' p418: "That one of his captives who bore the greatest likeness to Crassus, Caius Paccianus, put on a woman's royal robe, and under instructions to answer to the name of Crassus and the title of Imperator when so addressed, was conducted along on horseback. Marcus Licinius Crassus was born in 115 BC in the Roman Republic. Despite taking severe casualties, the Romans successfully retreated to Carrhae, forced to leave many wounded behind to be later slaughtered by the Parthians. Martins, 2001. pp. On the other hand, the fire was a common cataclysm in Rome. [3][43] 23. It might have been, had he not also sought military glory and crossed the Euphrates in an attempt to conquer Parthia. [citation needed], Marcus Licinius Crassus' next concern was to rebuild the fortunes of his family, which had been confiscated during the Marian-Cinnan proscriptions. In the mid-first century BCE, Crassus was the proconsul of Syria, and as a result, he had become enormously wealthy. 178–79. It might have been, had he not also sought military glory and crossed the Euphrates in an attempt to conquer Parthia. Sulla's proscriptions ensured that his survivors would recoup their lost fortunes from the fortunes of wealthy adherents to Gaius Marius or Lucius Cornelius Cinna. (1983). He served as consul in 64 under Emperor Nero. [18][5][19][2], Crassus befriended Licinia, a Vestal Virgin, whose valuable property he coveted. However, the Parthians had stationed camels carrying arrows to allow their archers to continually reload and relentlessly barrage the Romans until dusk. Crassus' grandfather was Marcus Licinius Crassus Agelastus, of whom little is known. Crassus died in a scuffle, possibly killed by Pomaxathres. Marcus Licinius Crassus was one of the richest Romans in history. 20. In addition the Dives cognomen of the Crassi Divites means rich or wealthy, and since Marcus Crassus, the subject here, was renowned for his enormous wealth, this has contributed to hasty assumptions that his family belonged to the Divites. Crassus, despondent at the death of his son Publius in the battle, finally agreed to meet the Parthian general Surena; however, when Crassus mounted a horse to ride to the Parthian camp for a peace negotiation, his junior officer Octavius suspected a Parthian trap and grabbed Crassus' horse by the bridle, instigating a sudden fight with the Parthians that left the Roman party dead, including Crassus. Following this, Young Marcus went into hiding. He is often called "the richest man in Rome".[2][4]. Print. [35] Crassus refused his quaestor Gaius Cassius Longinus's plans to reconstitute the Roman battle line, and remained in the testudo formation to protect his flanks until the Parthians eventually ran out of arrows. Marcus Licinius Crassus Agelastus: Birthdate: circa -175: Death: Immediate Family: Son of Publius Licinius Crassus Dives Mucianus Father of Publius Licinius Crassus Dives (consul 97 BC) and Marcus Licinius Crassus. When a segment of his army fled from battle, abandoning their weapons, Crassus revived the ancient practice of decimation – i.e., executing one out of every ten men, with the victims selected by drawing lots. When deployed in combat, Crassus wears the armor of a Roman officer, and wields his father's sword on the field of battle. He was the second of three sons born to the eminent senator and vir triumphalis Publius Licinius Crassus (consul 97, censor 89 BC). Crassus' grandfather was Marcus Licinius Crassus Agelastus, of whom little is known. Marcus Licinius Crassus (1), son of P. Licinius Crassus(1), escaped from L. Cornelius Cinna(1) to Spain, joined Sulla after Cinna's death, played a prominent part in regaining Italy for him, and made a fortune in Sulla's proscriptions.After his praetorship he defeated Spartacus (72–71 bce), but Pompey, after crucifying many fugitives, claimed credit for the victory, deeply offending Crassus. Crassus rose to political prominence following his victory over the slave revolt led by Spartacus, sharing the consulship with his rival Pompey the Great. Early Life . [12] After Cinna's death in 84 BC, Crassus went to the Roman province of Africa and joined Metellus Pius, one of Sulla's closest allies. Crassus was a wealthy Roman businessman of the first century BCE, and one of the three Romans who made up the first Triumvirate, along with Pompey and Julius Caesar.His death was an ignominious failure, he and his son and most of his army slaughtered by the Parthians at the Battle of … Following Sulla's assumption of the dictatorship, Crassus amassed an enormous fortune through real estate speculation. [33] Crassus refused, and chose the more direct route by crossing the Euphrates, as he had done in his successful campaign in the previous year. Ayant amassé une immense fortune durant son existence, il est considéré comme l'homme le plus riche de l'histoire de Rome. Marcus Licinius Crassus. Marcus Crassus was also a talented orator and one of the most energetic and active advocates of his time. The achievements of Publius, named after his grandfather (consul in 97 BC) and uncle, eclipse those of his brother to such an extent that some have questioned the traditional birth order. The Classical Quarterly 43.2 (1993): 468–74. I couldn't find this song on YouTube, so I decided to put this together. The alliance was re-stabilized at the Lucca Conference in 56 BC, after which Crassus and Pompey again served jointly as consuls. Now Licinia was the owner of a pleasant villa in the suburbs which Crassus wished to get at a low price, and it was for this reason that he was forever hovering about the woman and paying his court to her, until he fell under the abominable suspicion. Életrajza. Licinius Crassus Dives, praetor in 59 BC, was perhaps the same as Publius Licinius Crassus Dives, nephew of the triumvir. Beroemde en beruchte rijkaards De ellende van rijkdom (serietitel), RP-P-1891-A-16459.jpg 4,424 × 3,376; 4.15 MB Crassus of Rome was a character on Xena: Warrior Princess.He was one of three rulers of the Roman Republic, along with Julius Caesar and Pompey.. Whilst in Syria, he was captured by Xena, in order for her to trade him for Vercinix, the hero of Gaul, of whom Caesar has captured and promised the entire nation of Italia that he will be publically executed in the Colosseum. Crassus began his public career as a military commander under Lucius Cornelius Sulla during his civil war. One myth said the Parthians poured molten gold into his mouth, to show the futility of greed. After his death, his widow Sulpicia Praetextata appeared in 70 at a meeting of the Senate, seeking vengeance for Frugi’s death. At first he had trouble both in anticipating Spartacus' moves and in inspiring his army and strengthening their morale. Marcus Licinius Crassus was one of the most powerful men in Rome. Managed by: Jason Scott Wills: Last Updated: March 6, 2018 Marcus Licinius Crassus was one of the leading Roman businessmen and politicians in the late days of the Roman republic. [28] "Crassus, for all his self-approval, did not venture to ask for the major triumph, and it was thought ignoble and mean in him to celebrate even the minor triumph on foot, called the ovation,"[29] nor did he wish to be honoured for subduing slaves. Simpson, Adelaide D. "The Departure of Crassus for Parthia." Licinius Crassus's wife is unknown, but he had a son living at his death, also named Publius Licinius Crassus, who organized magnificent funeral games in 183 BC. Marcus Licinius Crassus was a member of the gens Licinia, an old and highly respected plebeian family in Rome. Publius Licinius P. f. P. n. Crassus Dives, a nephew of the triumvir, squandered his fortune. och censor 89 f.Kr.). [15] As he prepared to go to war against Parthia, Crassus turned down the offer of 40,000 men from the king of Armenia if he would cross the Armenian lands. The Battle of Carrhae in 53 BCE was one of the greatest military catastrophes in all of Roman history when a hero of the Spartacus campaign, Marcus Licinius Crassus (115-53 BCE), initiated an unprovoked invasion of Parthian territory (modern Iran). This grandfather was son of Publius Licinius Crassus (consul 171 BC). [5] He bought them on the cheap and rebuilt them with slave labour. Caesar had formerly been the priest of Jupiter or flamen dialis, but had been deprived of office by Sulla. While Caesar and Crassus were lifelong allies, Crassus and Pompey disliked each other and Pompey grew increasingly envious of Caesar's spectacular successes in the Gallic Wars. Efforts to stop Crassus included the formal announcement of bad omens by several tribunes, particularly C. Ateius Capito. Plutarch, Life of Crassus, Chapter XI. Crassus Born about 115 BC, Marcus Licinius Crassus did not come from a particularly wealthy family, but they enjoyed an enviable social position. 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