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Gaius Sallustius Crispus

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Nationality: Greece

Background

The birth and youth

Sallust was born in amiternum in central Italy (according to E. Schwartz [de], Sallust was born in Rome). The date of his birth on the basis of the information "Chronicles" Jerome Stridon called `86 BC. e., although some researchers believe the exact date in Jerome artificial and gently referred to as the birth 80 years and Ronald Syme suggests the possibility of referring to the birth of Sallust `87 BC. e. The authoritative encyclopedic edition of