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[ser-tawr-ee-uh s, -tohr-]
  1. Quin·tus [kwin-tuh s] /ˈkwɪn təs/, died 72 b.c., Roman general and statesman.
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Examples from the Web for sertorius

Historical Examples

  • This was the first battle that was fought between Sertorius and Pompey.

    The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End

    Titus Livius

  • These coins were struck in Spain during the war of Sertorius.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2

    Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

  • Sertorius, who was invited by the Lusitanians to defend them against the Romans.

    The Lusiad

    Lus de Cames

  • He declared war, made an alliance with Sertorius, and marched into Bithynia.

    Ancient Rome

    Mary Agnes Hamilton

  • "They are not all cravens; to that I can bear witness," interrupted Sertorius.


    William Henry Withrow

British Dictionary definitions for sertorius


  1. Quintus (ˈkwɪntəs). ?123–72 bc, Roman soldier who fought with Marius in Gaul (102) and led an insurrection in Spain against Sulla until he was assassinated
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