Sack of Athens by Sulla

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Historical Context Note

Sulla's invasion of Athens came as a punishment for the city's support to Rome's most dangerous enemy, Mithradates VI.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Sack of Athens by Sulla". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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