Category: pompey

legiocaesaris:

A consul of Rome. To die in this sordid way. Quartered like some low thief. Shame!”

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tiny-librarian:

On August 9th in 48 B.C. Julius Caesar decisively defeated Pompey at Pharsalus. The defeat caused Pompey to flee from the camp and his men in disguise, ultimately ending up in Egypt where he would be executed on the order of Ptolemy XIII.