Pompey’s reorganization of the Near East (67– 59 BC)
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I. Pompey’s career

During the years portrayed on this map, Cn. Pompeius Magnus had a level of personal power unprecedented in Roman history, the like of which would not be seen again until Augustus. The foundation of this power was his family’s vast clientele, which his father Pompeius Strabo, among others, had accumulated during the Social War of 91-89.

Pompeius Strabo served the consul Rutilius Lupus as legate in 90 BC at P…

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Olshausen, E., “Pompey’s reorganization of the Near East (67– 59 BC)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 24 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA160>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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