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Pompey the Great

a political biography

by Robin Seager

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Pub. in Oxford, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Pompey, the Great, 106-48 B.C.,
    • Consuls, Roman -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- Rome -- Biography.,
    • Rome -- History -- First Triumvirate, 60-53 B.C.,
    • Rome -- History -- 53-44 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobin Seager.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsSeager, Robin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG258 .S42 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 269 p. :
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3559833M
      ISBN 100631227202, 0631227210
      LC Control Number2002022773


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Pompey the Great (Septem BCE–Septem 48 BCE) was one of the main Roman military leaders and statesmen during the final decades of the Roman made a political alliance with Julius Caesar, married his daughter, and then fought against him for control of the empire.

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This tome encompasses the period from 54 B.C., when Julius Caesar invaded Gaul and Britannia, and ends with the heinous and treacherous assassination of Pompey the Great in Egypt in 48 B.C.

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About the Author Robin Seager is Reader in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Liverpool/5(6). "Life of Pompey". Book By Plutarch, transl. by John Dryden, 75 A.C.E. Pompey, once a great commander, was defeated by the greater tactical skill of his former ally. Defeated, he fled the field.

The End. Pompey sailed to Egypt. With the Empire in turmoil and Caesar on the rise, he had enemies everywhere. On Septem he was assassinated. His head and body were handed to Caesar. Pompey generally found popularity amongst the masses at Rome who enjoyed his entertainments, the great spectacle of his triumphs (the only man of the time to have triumphed in Asia, Africa and Europe) and the facilities offered by the theatre he had constructed in the city (the first permanent example of such a structure).Author: E-J Graham.

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Ruthless and manipulative -- "moderate in everything but seeking domination," according to the historian Sallust -- he also inspired devotion from his soldiers and friends/5(47). Some Portsmouth-based sailors climbed to the top of Pompey's pillar in Egypt, and became known as the Pompey boys.

"Pompey" is northern slang for a prison, and there is a. The Roman Republic following Caesar’s conquest and on the eve of its first full blown civil war in 49 B.C. Author unknown CC BY-SA For his part, Pompey, conqueror of Spain, Syria, and Palestine, was confident that so many of his veterans lived in Italy that he needed only to stamp his foot and legions would spring from the very soil.

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Pompey the Great (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus). Born B.C.; died 48 B.C. Roman military leader and politician.

In 83 B.C., Pompey aligned himself with Sulla. After Sulla’s death, he at first defended the regime Sulla had established, participating in 78–77 in the suppression of Lepidus’ revolt, from 77 to 72 in the war against Sertorius in Spain.

Book Description. To Romans of later generations the three decades between the dictatorships of Sulla and of Caesar were the age of Pompey the Great. In spite of the central role he played in Roman history, he remains a shadowy figure compared with the likes of Caesar and Cicero.

Pompey the Great, first published intraces the career of this enigmatic character from his first appearance in public life on the staff of his father Strabo during the Social War, through his early military campaigns as Sulla’s lieutenant in the Civil Waras the Senate’s general in Italy and Spain during the 70s, to his first Author: John Leach.

Pompey the Great gives readers a look inside the political and military world of ancient Rome and at one of the characters that shaped its destiny. Preview this book» What people are saying. Pompey the Great was born in Rome on Sept. 29, bc. His father, a Roman noble, was consul in 89 bc.

Pompey early distinguished himself as a military leader. In the civil war between Gaius Marius and Lucius Sulla he sided with Sulla, winning brilliant victories in Africa and Sicily.

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Pompey The Great Salve, people of Rome. I'm Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, but I prefer to be called Pompey the Great. I became known helping Sulla with my brilliant war tactics. Also, I finally defeated Spartacus, cleared the Mare Nostrum of pirates, and captured Syria and Palestine.

Pompey. Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Classical Latin: [ˈgnae̯.ʊs pɔmˈpɛj.jʊs ˈmaŋ.nʊs]; 29 September BC – 29 September 48 BC), usually known in English as Pompey /ˈpɒmpiː/ or Pompey the Great, was a military and political leader of the late Roman en: Pompeia Magna, Gnaeus Pompeius.

The book under review is the newly revised and expanded edition. For the new edition of Seager’s Pompey the Great, the author has made several significant modifications and additions.

The main text has been largely reproduced unchanged apart from some minor corrections and revisions. But some new parts supplement the original : Peter Nadig. Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, better known simply as Pompey or Pompey the Great ('Magnus' means 'great'), was an ancient Roman general, politician, and the most famous rival of Julius Caesar.

Pompey was born in BC to a very rich but not very distinguished family—his father had managed to become consul, but otherwise the members of gens Pompeia were rural. About the Book. In republican times, one of Rome's deadliest enemies was King Mithridates of Pontus.

In 66 BCE, after decades of inconclusive struggle, the tribune Manilius proposed a bill that would give supreme command in the war against Mithridates to Pompey the Great, who had just swept the Mediterranean clean of another menace: the pirates.

Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (29 September BC – 28 September 48 BC), otherwise known as Pompey (/ ˈ p ɒ m p iː /) or Pompey the Great, was an important military and political leader of the late Roman Republic. Coming from an Italian provincial background, he secured a place for himself in the ranks of Roman nobility, and was given the nickname Magnus ("the Great") by.

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I cried, laughed and chuckled regarding Pompey’s quirks etc, and also the tragedy involving many of the 7th Battalion boys. Pompey was born on Septem BCE, into wealth and politics and war. His father, Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo, was an affluent landowning Italian from Picenum, one of the homines novi (new men).

His father went from being a quaestor to a praetor and eventually a consul. He was known for being. POMPEY THE GREAT. Pompey was a Roman general and political leader. He was a member of the first Triumvirate with Julius Caesar and Marcus Crassus, but later became Caesar's enemy.

Pompey was born Septem B.C/5(11). Pompey the Great gives readers a look inside the political and military world of ancient Rome and at one of the characters that shaped its destiny. About the Author Robin Seager is Reader in Classics and Ancient History at the University of : Robin Seager.

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