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Lucullus: A Life (International Library of Sociology by Arthur Keaveney

By Arthur Keaveney

this is often the 1st biography in English of Lucullus, one in every of Rome's maximum squaddies, typically thought of a degenerate. Paring again the legends and misconceptions surrounding his identify, the booklet examines Lucullus as a soldier, flesh presser and aesthete. heir of the beliefs of his buddy Sulla, his occupation spans the final years of the Roman republic while it was once ruled below the structure the dictator had devised. throughout the eyes of Lucullus, the failure of that structure is depicted.

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