battle of Pharsalus


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Caesar defeated Pompey in 48 BC

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Balbus was a man of very definite importance in Cicero's political and social circle, and, after the battle of Pharsalus, a vital conduit of information to circles above that.
Had Pompey won the battle of Pharsalus in 48 and filled the Roman establishment with his followers, we would doubtless find their names in the letters instead.
Poet and Roman republican patriot whose historical epic, the Bellum civile, better known as the Pharsalia because of its vivid account of the Battle of Pharsalus, is remarkable as the single major Latin epic poem that eschewed the intervention of the gods.
Following his opponents to Thessaly, in northern Greece, Caesar defeated them in the battle of Pharsalus (48).