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    Lucius Cornelius Sulla

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    Lucius Cornelius Sulla From a rather humble beginning Lucius Cornelius Sulla rose to become a great politician and a powerful general in the Roman Republic. As a general, Sulla lead Roman armies to many victories. As a politician he became a powerful dictator and yet was responsible for bringing about many reforms. This essay will prove how he was a great dictator, politician and general, through discussing his background, his military and political career, his dictatorship, and his accomplishments

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    Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix, born in 138B.C. to a minor branch of the Cornelian gens, has been heralded as a fortuitous and cunning man, a formidable commander, and yet an unfit politician with perplexing motives. Sulla’s early campaigning allowed him to rise to great military distinction, and earned him the later invaluable respect of his fellow soldiers. Nevertheless, his career illustrated the demoralisation of the Republic and contributed to its ultimate degeneration. The reformative measures

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    This essay is intended to exonerate Gaius Julius Caesar from the sole responsibility of causing the collapse of the Roman Republic. This essay will explore the compounded actions of notable figures including Tiberus Gracchus, Gaius Gracchus, Lucius Cornelius Sulla and Augustus Caesar. By exploring both the actions of, and the means by which the prominent actors of this time period influenced it, this essay will illustrate how the destruction of the Republic was a gradual process encompassing the faults

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    Lucius Cornelius Sulla was born in 138 B.C.E, into a prominent Roman patrician family but not a wealthy one. He received a good education, as Sallust, a reliable unbiased Roman plebeian historian and politician, suggests, “…and was fluent in both Roman and Greek” (Sallust, 43 AD. Histories), which was a sign of high education in Rome (Cavazzi, F. 2014). Sulla was a general and lieutenant of the Roman Army, was elected twice for consulship before he became dictator in 81 B.C.E. His background in the

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    with his father, on the side of Lucius Cornelius Sulla against the army of Gaius Marius and Lucius Cornelius Cinna. In the year of 84 bc he had raised three legions defeat Marian army. Pompey later defeated Marian army. Then Pompey was sent to destroy the rest of the Marian army in Africa and Sicily. On his triumphant return to Rome he was honored with the title Magnus, or the Great. Pompey then defeated the followers of Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, a one-time Sulla partisan, whom he drove out of Italy

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    back to rome with the help of his son Pius ("Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus "). Infact, that is why Pius received the name "Pius", meaning dutiful and respectful ("Metellus"). Like his father, Pius was a strong Optimate and supporter of Lucius Cornelius Sulla. Pius opposed Gaius Marius and fought against what Marius stood for ("Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius "). Because of his families powerful social status, Pius was part of the College of Pontiffs during the 90s BC ("Quintus Caecilius Metellus

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    Throughout the history of the Roman Empire, there was a struggle for power between nations and individuals. The foundation myths of Rome and its connection with the god, Mars, influenced its “cultural identity” as a nation of conquerors destined to rule others (Jones, Essay 1). Internal strife, wars between nations, and individuals seeking personal glory shaped Roman government and propelled Rome to new heights of glory. Internal conflicts were a constant occurrence throughout Rome’s history and

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    When many people think of Rome, they think of the famous Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar is well known for his many victories in Rome, as well as his interesting family life. Caesar was born into a well known family, so his family life and experiences were often well known throughout Rome. With that being said, one of the most important factors in the Roman society was family. Family has always been an important factor in my life, so it’s important to me to understand what family life was like in Rome

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    I, Cinna (The Poet) is based on a small character in William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. This modern twist and tragedy is written and directed by Tim Crouch. Tim Crouch wrote this play in hopes to bring to light the importance of being able to express one’s self as well as to encourage the audience to write their own poems about Cinna the Poet. Jude Owusu plays Cinna and does an amazing job during his solo performance. This was exclusively streamed to schools around the UK on July 2, 2012

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    Importance of Fidelity in Julius Caesar Humans have always been communal animals. They band together in groups, for social and survival needs. This sense of community brings about the values of dedication and loyalty. The alliances man has created inspires stories and plays about any number of time periods. Many examples of fidelity are illustrated in the characters of Julius Caesar. Antonius appears to be blindly loyal to Caesar. He comes off as a rash supporter in the scene that depicts

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