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First Triumvirate- The First Triumvirate was the political alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.[1] Unlike the Second Triumvirate, the First Triumvirate had no official status whatsoever; its overwhelming power in the Roman Republic was strictly unofficial influence, and was in fact kept secret for some time as part of the political machinations of the Triumvirs themselves. It was formed in 60 BC and lasted until Crassus' death in 53 BC.

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Gold and Banded Onyx Ring Depicting the Eagle of Rome, 1st Century ADThis ring is a particularly fine example of a form known across the Roman empire. The black-and-white banded onyx intaglio depicts the eagle of Jupiter with a wreath in its beak on a pyxis with ram heads each side and ears of corn below. The gem is elegantly accommodated into the gold bezel which rounds in perfect geometry at each end. Effectively a continuity of propaganda from the First Triumvirate (Caesar, Pompey, and…

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triumvirate-(in ancient Rome) a group of three men holding power, in particular ( the First Triumvirate ) the unofficial coalition of Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus in 60 BC and ( the Second Triumvirate ) a coalition formed by Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian in 43 BC.

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Gold and Banded Onyx Ring Depicting the Eagle of Rome, 1st Century ADThis ring is a particularly fine example of a form known across the Roman empire. The black-and-white banded onyx intaglio depicts the eagle of Jupiter with a wreath in its beak on...

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Learn About the Powerful First Triumvirate

Learn About the Powerful First Triumvirate: Caesar, Crassus and Pompey and The First Triumvirate

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

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