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Title: Sulla, the Elites and the Empire: A Study of Roman Policies in Italy and the Greek East
Author: Santangelo, Federico
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2007
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004163867
Volumes: 1; Pages: xxii, 306
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This book is a study of Sulla's policies in Italy and in the Greek East. Its main aim is to show how Sulla revived Rome's alliances with the local elites at a critical moment for the survival of her Mediterranean hegemony. The discussion calls into play a wide range of political, economic and religious issues, and the argument is developed from three complementary standpoints: role of elites, administration, and ideology. Sulla, the Elites and the Empire deals with both the impact of a prominent individual and the impact of the Roman empire. It sets outs to offer a new understanding of Sulla and his age and, more generally, to contribute to the understanding of the late Roman Republic.