Pompey the Great


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Noun1.Pompey the Great - Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)Pompey the Great - Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
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In his play Henry V, he has one of his characters, Fuellen, (a Welsh captain and leader of Henry's troops) say: "If you would take the time to study the tactics of Pompey the Great, I can tell you that you would find no tittle-tattle or pibble-pabble.
Also provided are 54 shorter sidebar articles on groups, movements, people, or events related to the assassinations, and 23 primary documents consisting of accounts, reports of investigations, speeches, and statutes, from Plutarch's description of the murder of Pompey the Great in Egypt to the last speech of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
The theatre, built by Caesar's rival Pompey the Great, was closed down after the murder.
000 square meters) that Pompey the Great, one of the greatest military in the history of Rome, built in the capital to commemorate his military successes in the East around the year 55 BC.
The action begins with a colourful street scene of joyous citizens celebrating the return of Julius Caesar triumphant from the war against Pompey the Great.
4) Philips knows of Waller's participation when she critiques acts 2 and 4 of the rival translation, Pompey the Great translated by Certain Persons of Honour (London, 1663), letter 24, pp.
He would insist that the tribune Gabinius repay his patronage and appoint him, Pompey the Great, to be the savior of Rome.
The European plum was first planted by Pompey the Great in Rome but was really introduced to Europe by Alexandra the Great when his army would eat them while marching and throw away the stones.