Definition of Sulla
1. Noun. Perennial of southern Europe cultivated for forage and for its nectar-rich pink flowers that make it an important honey crop.
Group relationships: Genus Hedysarum, Hedysarum
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
2. Noun. Roman general and dictator (138-78 BC).
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Literary usage of Sulla
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"MARIUS AND Sulla THE personal rivalry of her two most fortunate generals ... From campaign to campaign Sulla, as we have seen, had dogged the steps of the ..."
2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"In the year which closed allies (88), Sulla was forty- The former was ... He felt chagrin li^ff^espective birth and origin; for Sulla, a scion of the ..."
3. Historical Essays by Edward Augustus Freeman (1873)
"LUCIUS CORNELIUS Sulla* IN a former Essay we touched slightly on some of the political phaenomena of the last age of the Roman Commonwealth, ..."
4. The Roman Assemblies from Their Origin to the End of the Republic by George Willis Botsford (1909)
"As both consuls, Cn. Papirius Carbo and C. Marius the younger,1 were dead, and as Sulla desired above all things to give his legislation a constitutional ..."
5. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Sulla, 31). They were debarred from all public offices in the state, but yet not entirely degraded from their social position, for one of the ordinances ..."