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(Q. Sertorius) - leader of anti-government forces in Spain; killed in 72 B.C.
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The youth and family background of Q.Sertorius.
Q.Sertorius goes as a spy into the camp of the Teutones.
T.Didius in Spain, with Q.Sertorius as military tribune; the Rom
Q.Sertorius, as quaestor in Cisalpine Gaul, collects supplies for the
Sulla stops Sertorius becoming tribune for the following year.
Cinna, Carbo, Sertorius, and Marius surround Rome with their forces.
Cinna and Sertorius massacre the freed slaves, who had been responsib
Sertorius captures Suessa.
Sertorius abandons the war in Italy; he recruits more supporters
Sertorius arrives in Spain; counted by some as the start of the war
Spain; counted by some as the start of the war against Sertorius.
C.Annius forces Sertorius to abandon Spain.
Sertorius attempts to settle in Mauretania, and later on the island
Sertorius thinks of setting out for the "Blessed Isles".
Sertorius defeats Ascalis and captures Tingis, after which he digs
Sertorius mourns the death of his mother.
resistance to the Romans: the start of the war against Sertorius.
Sertorius is called back by the Lusitani to lead their resistance to
Sertorius keeps a white fawn as a pet, which he pretends has supernat
Sertorius defeats Cotta in a naval battle near Mellaria.
Sertorius defeats Fufidius by the river Baetis.
Hirtuleius, a subordinate of Sertorius, defeats and kills Domitius
his general L.Thorius Balbus is defeated and killed by Sertorius.
the town of Langobriga, but is ambushed and defeated by Sertorius.
Sertorius sets up a rival "senate" of his supporters in Spain.
Sertorius wins the support of the Spanish leaders by his generosity,
Sertorius is rescued and carried to safety by his bodyguards after
Sertorius wears down Metellus by using guerrilla tactics.
remainder of Lepidus' army to Spain, to fight alongside Sertorius.
Sertorius captures Contrebia and other towns.
Sertorius retires to his winter camp at Castra Aelia.
Metellus in the war against Sertorius; L.Philippus says he is being
Perperna's soldiers insist on joining together with Sertorius' army.
Sertorius attacks the Berones.
Sertorius persuades his Spanish allies not to risk a pitched battle
Sertorius forces the Characitani to surrender by filling their caves
Sertorius ambushes and destroys a legion from Pompeius' army, along
Sertorius outmanoeuvres Pompeius and captures Lauro.
Sertorius collects fresh recruits for his army.
The weapons of Sertorius' army appear to be covered with blood: Serto
to be covered with blood: Sertorius interprets this as a favourabl
Sertorius stabs the messenger bringing news of Hirtuleius' death.
Sertorius' forces besiege Carthago Nova.
indecisive battle at Sucro between Sertorius and Pompeius.
Sertorius fawn is lost, and then found again.
Sertorius defeats Pompeius, but is then defeated by Metellus at Segon
Sertorius stands a siege and then withdraws from Cluvia.
Further skirmishes between Pompeius and Sertorius in Celtiberia.
Metellus offers a reward for the assassination of Sertorius.
etellus celebrates his victory over Sertorius and withdraws to Gaul.
Negotiations between Sertorius and Mithridates, leading to agreement
Sertorius surprises Pompeius at Palantia and forces him to retreat.
Sertorius attacks the combined forces of Metellus and Pompeius at Cal
Sertorius takes harsh measures to stop his allies from deserting.
Stratagems employed by Sertorius during the war in Spain.
Sertorius is murdered by a group of his own officers.
omments on the war in Spain: Sertorius was a great general, but Pompe
troys the privates papers of Sertorius to stop them being used as bla
oman citizens, accusing some of having escaped from Sertorius' army.
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