Talk:Lucius Cornelius Cinna

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Lovano's book[edit]

If anyone is interested in Cinna, Lovano's book is a must-read. There's a Google Books preview online (linked under Further Reading in the article), so you can decide whether it's worth laying hands on. I haven't had time to read it except in snatches, but Lovano's point seems to be that the ancient sources we depend on for Cinna tend to be pro-Sulla and pro-aristocratic; this is the anti-popularist bias that T.P. Wiseman has recently explored in Remembering the Roman People. It's a worthwhile book for putting the P back in SPQR. Cynwolfe (talk) 15:20, 12 September 2009 (UTC)