Marcus Licinius Crassus (Latin: M·LICINIVS·P·F·P·N·CRASSVS[1]) (ca. 115 BC – 53 BC) was a Roman general and politician who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Amassing an enormous fortune during his life, Crassus is considered the wealthiest man in Roman history, and among the richest men in all history.

The Rise and Fall of Julius Caesar's Political Life

Marcus Licinius Crassus (Latin: M·LICINIVS·P·F·P·N·CRASSVS[1]) (ca. 115 BC – 53 BC) was a Roman general and politician who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Amassing an enormous fortune during his life, Crassus is considered the wealthiest man in Roman history, and among the richest men in all history.

Marcus Licinius Crassus suppressed the spartican revolts, and provided political and financial support for Julius Caesar.

Marcus Licinius Crassus suppressed the spartican revolts, and provided political and financial support for Julius Caesar.

First Triumvirate: Julius Caesar, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, and Marcus Licinius Crassus

First Triumvirate: Julius Caesar, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, and Marcus Licinius Crassus

Marcus Licinius Crassus was one of the most richest slave owner in Rome. He could buy slaves and make his own legion with them.

Marcus Licinius Crassus was one of the most richest slave owner in Rome. He could buy slaves and make his own legion with them.

A marble head of Roman statesman and general Marcus Licinius Crassus, middle of 1st century BCE. (Louvre Museum)

A marble head of Roman statesman and general Marcus Licinius Crassus, middle of 1st century BCE. (Louvre Museum)

Horrible Histories Marcus Licinius Crassus Song One of my favourites

Horrible Histories Marcus Licinius Crassus Song One of my favourites

Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, usually known in English as Pompey or Pompey the Great. He was part of Triumvirate with Gaius Julius Caesar and Marcus Licinius Crassus.

Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, usually known in English as Pompey or Pompey the Great. He was part of Triumvirate with Gaius Julius Caesar and Marcus Licinius Crassus.

Marcus Licinius Crassus is the main antagonist of the final season of Spartacus. Description from snipview.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Marcus Licinius Crassus is the main antagonist of the final season of Spartacus. Description from snipview.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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