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Pompey the Great : a political biography

Author: Robin Seager
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This book presents a detailed study of the political career of one of the most important figures in the history of Rome. The original book, published in 1979, offered the first full account of Pompeius in English and the first in any language for over a quarter of a century. Now available in a second edition, the book has been updated in the light of recent scholarly work. It also includes a substantial new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Pompey, the Great; Pompey, the Great; Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus; Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Seager
ISBN: 0631227202 9780631227205 0631227210 9780631227212
OCLC Number: 49225961
Notes: Revised edition of: Pompey. 1979.
Description: xi, 269 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Map 1: Italy in the late Republic --
Map 2: Latium --
Map 3: Spain in the Time of Pompeius and Caesar --
Map 4: Asia Minor --
Map 5: The East --
Introduction: The Historical Background --
from the Gracchi to Sulla --
1. Cn. Pompeius Strabo --
2. Pompeius, Cinna and Sulla --
3. The Rise to the Consulship --
4. The Commands against the Pirates and Mithradates --
5. Pompeius in the East --
6. Rome in the Absence of Pompeius --
7. The Return of Pompeius --
8. The Consulship of Caesar --
9. The Exile of Cicero --
10. The Conference of Luca --
11. The Second Consulship and the Growth of Anarchy --
12. The Third Consulship and the Approach of Civil War --
13. The Civil War --
14. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Robin Seager.
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