Visual Timeline: Sulla

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138 BCE - 78 BCE: Life of Lucius Cornelius Sulla.
 
107 BCE - 100 BCE: Gaius Marius reforms the Roman army.
 
91 BCE - 89 BCE: Social War between Rome and its Italian allies. Italians want Roman Citizenship and equal share in power. Only won by Rome by granting the Italian wishes.
 
88 BCE - 87 BCE: First Civil War between Marius and Sulla. First march on Rome by Sulla.
 
88 BCE: Mithridates Rebellion and massacre of Latin speaking Ephesians by Sulla.
 
 
88 BCE: Mithridates attacks and detroys the island of Delos.
 
87 BCE: The second battle of Chaeronea. The armies of Mithridates VI Eupator led by his general Archelaos, including a phalanx of freed slaves, was defeated by a Roman army led by Lucius Cornelius Sulla, in spite of the supremacy in cavalry of the Pontic army.
 
 
86 BCE: The Roman general Sulla sacks Athens and the port of Piraeus.
 
 
86 BCE: Siege of Athens by the Roman general Sulla. Agora is destroyed.
 
84 BCE: Sulla mints new silver and gold coins to pay his army.
 
 
83 BCE: Sulla's second march on Rome. Mass Proscriptions.
 
 
83 BCE: Pompey fights under the Roman dictator Sulla.
 
 
82 BCE - 80 BCE: Volterra is besieged and sacked by Roman general Sulla.
 
81 BCE: Sulla significantly curbs the powers of the Roman tribuni plebis.
 
 
80 BCE: Sulla is persuaded to give Pompey his first triumph in Rome.
 
 
80 BCE: Sulla sacks Pompeii following a rebellion and founds the 'Colony of Venus', resettling 4-5,000 war veterans.
 
80 BCE: Sulla moves the Olympic Games to Rome for a single Olympiad.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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