Sulla: The Last Republican
Sulla rose from poverty and obscurity to become the master of the Roman world. He was not a crude forerunner of the emperors but a statesman who had long pondered the ills that beset Rome. His dictatorship was dedicated to bringing in laws for the better ordering of the Republic. Despite his achievements and his integrity, Sulla's constitution did not last and was swept away within a generation.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Meggo - LibraryThing
A smoothly flowing narrative, but a bit dry. The tight focus on Sulla is appreciated, but he interacted with so many other fascinating late-Republican Romans that it is a pity that the book didn't ... Read full review
Review: Sulla: The Last RepublicanUser Review - Jimmy Lu - Goodreads
The author spent a sizable portion of the book defending or appearing to defend some of Sulla's actions. In a way, I agree with him. Sulla was not simply a mad, power-hungry murderer that many regard ... Read full review