and back. Rome
The outrage in
in 111 BC. about the so-called peace-treaty is great and Jugurtha is summoned
to come to Rome
under a safe-conduct. Jugurtha goes indeed to Rome , bribes immediately a tribune os that the
charge against him in the senate fails. Even worse, he let a further opponent
of him (Massiva) murdered by Bomilcar (Bodmelqart!), his second in command.
After that Jugurtha and Bomilcar are removed from Rome . Back in Numidia Jugurtha
resumes in 110 BC the combat with the roman army under the consul Sp.Albinus.
After a short while this new consul has to leave (another bribery?). His
substitute is A.Albinus and he attacks the town of Italy . That fails completely, because
Jugurtha forces him to a contumelious capitulation! The complete army had to
pass under the yoke. In the meantime Sp.Albinus returns with a new roman army
but he undertakes no action at all. Suthul