The Siege of Rome in 87 B. C.

@article{Katz1976TheSO,
  title={The Siege of Rome in 87 B. C.},
  author={Barry R. Katz},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  year={1976},
  volume={71},
  pages={328 - 336}
}
  • B. R. Katz
  • Published 1 October 1976
  • History
  • Classical Philology
IN THE year 88 B.C. Sulla had regained the coveted command against Mithridates by leading four legions to Rome and capturing the city by armed force'-a first in Roman history, surprising even to old Marius. This march aroused hostility to Sulla among all classes, even the many senators who shared the political profits of the march: the elimination of Marius and Sulpicius, the denial of equal suffrage to the Italians who had secured citizenship through the Social War, and the re-establishment of… 
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