Sulla, meanwhile, was winning victories in the East, and the news of them somewhat disturbed the ruthless conquerors.
Sulla had all the ability, self-reliance, prestige, and opportunity that were needed.
Sulla celebrated the festival for the victory in Thebes at the fountain of Oedipus, where he erected a stage.
Sulla was anxious to secure peace, because his presence was needed at Rome.
Sulla said he was over-persuaded in sparing me; 'In me were many Mariuses.'
It was the vanguard of Sulla's army, marching in haste to the relief of Rome.
Sulla realized something of the stuff of which, youthful and unknown as he was, Caesar was made.
His name Cornelius was derived from his patron (Life of Sulla, c. 31, notes).
Sulla had one hundred and fifty dishes of silver; the plate of Marcus Drusus weighed 10,000 pounds.
Pensieri Sulla storia d'Italia, published in l'Educatore (London, 1843).