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... to terminate its membership . This led to violent anti - Spartan and anti - Roman
feeling at the League capital , Corinth , a large industrial harbour and key fortress
; and when Roman envoys came to the city they were beaten up ...
Before leaving Rome , however , he formed an alliance with a young politician
named Clodius , a talented , eccentric radical freelance who he hoped would
look after his interests in the capital , with the help of numerous inherited clients ...
After quelling the mutiny by an oration , he paid his second visit of the year to the
capital , where he assumed , for a brief period , his first tenure of the post of
dictator , which Sulla had revived thirty - two years earlier . This enabled him ,
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It reads like a textbook, which makes sense: it was a textbook in a college course. Nevertheless, if you have any interest in Roman History, there isn't much here you don't already know. Leggi recensione completa
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The best concise history of Ancient Rome available. A classic. Leggi recensione completa