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Chris Weimer

I find it hard to see how they think Sulla himself was the cause of the fall of the Republic. Sure he had a hand in it, but not directly. Yes, his long dictatorship was unprecedented, but he did give it up, and the Republic continued to function afterwards... In fact, that seems to be an even better parallel if one were to want to find parallels here.



Yes, I think you could definitely say that "Sulla oversaw the dismantling of the Roman Republic" is a bit of an overstatement!

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