Sulla, the Last Republican
Psychology Press, 2005 - Всего страниц: 233
In this second edition of Arthur Keaveney's classic biography, a fresh generation of students, scholars and readers are introduced to one of the most pivotal figures in the outgoing Roman Empire.
A definitive book in its field, this second edition is a must read. Completely rewritten and updated to include the further discoveries of the last two decades, it challenges traditional views of Sulla as a tyrant and harsh military dictator and instead delivers a compellingly complex portrait of a man obsessed with the belief that he was blessed with divine favour.
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - 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 ... Читать весь отзыв