Lucio Cornelio Silla. It is said that it was a dream to score the success of his political career and military

The ancient Roman They tended to be superstitious and therefore careful to catch any warning signs coming from the most disparate events, also by dreams.

It is said that Lucio Cornelio Silla, at a crucial moment of his career, or when he prepared to march from Nola to Rome, undecided as he frightened by the danger he would run, He was literally lit and pushed to move the contents of a dream.

One night, while sleeping, It appeared Ma, a source Cappadocian deity whose worship was introduced in the city right by him, that stood at his side and gave him a lightning bolt, ordering him to strike without mercy all his enemies.

That was enough to give courage to the leader, dawn marched towards Rome (Photo gives: