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(106 bc — 148 ad) Roman general and statesman

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Pompey

Pompey (106–48bce)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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(Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, 106–48bce),

Roman general and statesman. Pompey's career spanned most of the last

Pompey ‘the Great’

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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may have owed his honorific to an act of malicious irony by Sulla following easy success in a campaign in

Pompe

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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(106–48 bc)

a Roman general who became a member, with Caesar (Cesar) and Crassus, of the

Pompey

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World Encyclopedia

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Roman general. He fought for Sulla in 83 bc and campaigned in Sicily, Africa and Spain. He was named consul

Pompeius (RE 31) Magnus (1), Gnaeus

Pompeius (RE 31) Magnus (1), Gnaeus (106 bc)   Reference library

Guy Edward Farquhar Chilver and Robin J. Seager

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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(the official cognomen meaning ‘the Great’, in imitation of *Alexander (3), was assumed after 81 bc). He served with his father ...

Pompey the Great

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Guy Edward Farquhar Chilver and Robin J. Seager

Who's Who in the Classical World

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b. 106 bc

(the official cognomen (surname) meaning ‘the Great’, in imitation of Alexander, was assumed after 81 bc). He served with his father ...

Pompey

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(106–48bc),

Roman general and statesman, known as Pompey the Great. He founded the First Triumvirate, but later quarrelled with ...

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