Sentence Examples


  • Sulla made him a present of land at Beneventum, and secured him against punishment for embezzlement.
  • In 74, by a lavish use of bribes, Verres secured the city praetorship, and, as a creature of Sulla, abused his authority to further the political ends of his party.
  • But Sulla in Greece and Fimbria in Asia defeated his armies in several battles; the Greek cities were disgusted by his severity, and in 84 he concluded peace, abandoning all his conquests, surrendering his fleet and paying a fine of 2000 talents.
  • For eighteen years he showed himself no unworthy adversary of Sulla, Lucullus and Pompey.
  • Bocchus again made overtures to the Romans, and after an interview with Sulla, who was Marius's quaestor at that time, sent ambassadors to Rome.
 

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