Lucius MummiusLucius Mummius
was a Roman
statesman and general
appointed in 146 BC
to lead the Romans in the Achaean War. He easily defeated Diaeus before marching on to Corinth
. He burned the city, killed everyone there, and sent all valuable works of art to Rome. He was prompted to do this by the Senate
and was awarded with a triumph when he returned to Rome.