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Can you name the aspects of Roman History listed in Chris Scarre's 'Penguin Historic Atlas of Ancient Rome' (pg 17-19?

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 Happened in ~130 -120 BC, they sought to redistribute land to dispossessed peasants
 Defeated the Cimbri and Teutones in 102 and 101 BC
 Allowed recruiting of soldiers from landless citizens
 In exchange for giving out land to soldiers after retirement
 Eclipsed Marius in 80 BC, Infamous for his purges
 Fought with Italian Allies
 Achieved this, despite losing the war
 Cleared the entire Mediterranean in 90 days
 Located in modern-day country of the same name
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 Nicknamed 'dives', meaning 'wealthy'
 Literally, 'Three-man rule'
 Modern-day France
 NOT Emperor
 On the steps of the Senate, by Brutus and Cassius (among others)
 42 BC
 31 BC
 27 BC

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