gaius marius

  1. Brainstorming: Roman Republic collapses in 2-1st Century BC

    1. Rome loses the cimbrian war 2. Rome to loses an Analogue to the Social war and collapses leaving rump states and Italia. 3. Mithradates dominates Anatolia ( not needed but in my view it is rather likely ) 4. How plausible is it and what is the best way to achieve it? 5. I plan to do this TL...
  2. What If: Gaius Marius dies at Aquae Sextiae or Vercellae (101 BC)

    Managing to attain the office of consul five times, four of them back to back (by the time of these battles), as a Novus Homo no less, shows extreme ambition, drive, popularity, and probably ruthlessness. By this time Gaius Marius had formalized and almost institutionalized the decades-long...
  3. WI: Gaius Marius dies before becoming consul

    It's not hard to imagine Gaius Marius dying before becoming consul. One possible POD might be him getting killed at the Battle of the Muthul while coming to the aid of Metellus, though there are probably quite a few other potential PODs resulting in his death. What might happen if he died before...
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