oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - The death of Sulla

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141



Attempts to examine the events leading up to Sulla's death in an attempt to see whether any symptoms of a medically diagnosable disease can be discerned in the various accounts of that death. Does this by building up a medical case history of Sulla's life and supplementing it with medical case histories of his immediate kin. Avoids the desperate expedient of asserting that Plutarch and his sources are talking nonsense about Sulla's death

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