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Juba I of Numidia (Reigned 60 B.C. - 46 B.C.)

Juba I
Juba I

Juba I (c. 85 - 46 B.C.) was the son and successor of Numidian King Hiempsal; father to King Juba II of Mauretania; grandfather to King Ptolemy of Mauretania and Princess Drusilla of Mauretania. Juba I of Numidia - bust in the Louvre, Paris File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Juba I of Numidia - bust in the Louvre, Paris File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This article is about the Roman province. ... Hiempsal, was the name of the two kings of Numidia Hiempsal I, the son of Micipsa, was assassinated by Jugurtha. ... Juba II Juba II of Numidia (52 BC - 23 AD) was the husband of Cleopatra Selene, the daughter of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. ... Bust of Ptolemy of Mauretania. ... Drusilla (b. ...

Pompey reinstated his father as king. Due to this Juba became Pompey’s ally. During a visit to Rome Julius Caesar insulted him by pulling his beard. bust of Pompey the Great For the ancient Roman city, see Pompeii. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,823,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Bust of Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar (Classical Latin: IMP·C·IVLIVS·CAESAR·DIVVS) (b. ...

In 50BC, the tribune Gaius Scribonius Curio openly proposed that Numidia should be sold privately. Curio became Caesar’s African General and in 49BC, Juba slain him. At the same time, there was a counter invasion by Bocchus the Younger and Sittius. Juba’s lieutenant Sabura was able to fight him. Gaius Scribonius Curio (flourished in 1st Century BC) Roman Statesman and orator. ...

Juba rejoined Pompey’s Army and were defeated at Thapsus. He fled from the Romans and assisted from a slave he killed himself. Juba’s character was brave, savage and treacherous. Thapsus (less commonly, Tapsus) was an ancient city in what is modern day Tunisia. ...

Sources: Suetonius, The Twelve Caesars, Caesar. Appian, B.C. i. 80. Vell, Pat. ii. 54. Caesar, B.C. ii. 40.

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Having served in the Legions and with many allies in the senate, Rome was indifferent to the politics of Numidia, until Jugurtha sacked the city of Cirta in 112 BCE.
King Juba of Numidia was a client of Pompey and resisted the rule of Caesar.
Caesar defeated Juba at the battle of Thapsus in 46 BCE, and with this victory, all of North Africa was firmly and permanently in the control of Rome.
Juba II (339 words)
Juba was the son of Berber King Juba I of Numidia (85 B.C - 46 B.C.), who had been defeated (in 60 B.C.) by the Romans, who then made Numidia (in northern Africa) a Roman province.
Juba II had been reared in Rome, and in 25 B.C. Augustus Caesar restored him to the throne of Numidia and sent Juba and his wife (who had also been reared in Rome) to rule the country in what Augustus hoped would be cooperation with Rome.
One of Juba's discoveries during his explorations was the medicinal plant named Euphorbia regis jubae for him ("euphorbia king juba"; Euphorbia is a genus of the spurge family).
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