FRIENDS Marcus Livius (Marcus Livius Drusus)( Roman politician.)
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Biography FRIENDS Marcus Livius (Marcus Livius Drusus)
Coming from a family which gave many public figures, Drusus was elected tribune in 91 BC. His legislative initiatives include doubling the number of senators by adding 300 new members, . predominantly horsemen re-formed vessels, . sorting out the abuse of officials in the provinces, the distribution of land and the withdrawal of the colonies; spread of Roman citizenship to the Italic allies (though, . price concessions of public land),
. All these activities were met with general dissatisfaction, including the Italians who did not want to give ground. In the same 91 BC. Drusus was murdered under mysterious circumstances. Soon after, frustrated in their hopes Italic allies revolted (TN. Social War 91-87 BC).