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Defeating Pompey Essay Examples

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A Paper Examining and Analyzing Pompey's Rise to Political Prominence
Question: Account for Pompeys rise to political prominence between 78- 62 BC. You are to examine and analyse political machinations of Pompey and attempt to explain how he managed to fulfil his ambition. You must establish a clear understanding of the complexities of the political situation and the effects of the Civil War....
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A Report on the Life and Accomplishments of Pompey
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 September 30, 106 B.C. His first important military
experiences were in the Social war during which his father Pompeius Strabo,
taught Pompey his m...
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The Life and Career of Pompey the Great
Question: Account for Pompeys rise to political prominence between 78- 62 BC. You are to examine and analyse political machinations of Pompey and attempt to explain how he managed to fulfil his ambition. You must establish a clear understanding of the complexities of the political situation and the effects of the Civil War....
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2 pages
Were the Leaders Who Were Concerned with Rome's Democracy Justified for the Murder of the Great Julius Caesar?
Cheers of victory was heard through out Rome, banners hanging from the
tallest to smallest building, flowers decorated Caesars statue. The
common people took the day off to celebrate Caesars return home, and the
victory of defeating Pompey. Everyone was cheerful and happy for Caesars
victory, everyone except the people who...
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An Introduction to Pompey a Roman General and Political Leader
Based on Encyclopedia Good 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 September 30, 106 B.C. His first important military experiences were in the Social war duri...
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An Analysis of the Roman Empire Under the Rule of the Caesars
After serving in Spain as proconsul in 61 BC, Caesar returned to Rome in 60 BC, ambitious for the consulate. Against senatorial opposition he achieved a brilliant stroke--he organized a coalition, known as the First Triumvirate, made up of Pompey, commander in chief of the army; Marcus Licinius Crassus, the wealthiest man i...
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The Early Life and Times of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, a.k.a. Pompey
Pompey was born Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus in Rome on September 29, 106 BC, into a senatorial family. His father, Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo, was consul in 89 BC. Pompey belonged to the senatorial nobility, although his family first achieved the office of consul only in 141. Fluent in Greek and a lifelong and intimate friend of Gre...
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An Analysis of the Play, Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Having a good background and knowledge of the history of Rome is very
helpful to understand Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar. The setting of this
play took place hundreds of years ago, so if one knows a little bit of Roman
history, it would help very much in understanding what is going on in the play. It is important to k...
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A Biography of Gnaeus Pompeius Crassus Who Accounted for the Rise to Political Prominence
Question: Account for ’s rise to political prominence between 78- 62 BC. You are to examine and analyse political machinations of and attempt to explain how he managed to fulfil his ambition. You must establish a clear understanding of the complexities of the political situation and the effects of the Civil War.
Gnaeus Pomp...
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A Comparison of Caesar and Pompey
Who was the better general, Caesar or Pompey? Most would agree that
Caesar was by far the better general, simply based upon the outcome of the
Roman Civil War of 49 BC to 46 BC. Two of Rome’s finest generals,
Caesar and Pompey, were pitted against each other, with Caesar emerging victorious after one of Rome’s most devasta...
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