Pharsalus


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Caesar defeated Pompey in 48 BC

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After the Battle of Pharsalus in the Roman civil wars, the virtuous Pompey is betrayed by Ptolemy and beheaded, and Cleopatra, returned from exile, is crowned at the end of the play.
A brief Spanish campaign which ended with the surrender of Cordoba was followed by two battles in Greece: an inconclusive action at Dyrrhachmium followed by the defeat of Pompey at Pharsalus, and his flight to Alexandria (where he was murdered).
I had almost lost interest in Caesar after Pharsalus, the climatic battle of the civil war when Caesar beat Pompey.
Si Sheppard's PHARSALUS 48 BC: CAESAR AND POMPEY--CLASH OF THE TITANS (1846030021, $18.
Armed then with such information, the armchair theorist or wargamer should be able to argue like an expert about such battles as Cannae, Zama, Magnesia or Pharsalus.
word reaches Rome of the decisive battle at Pharsalus [far-SAY-luss].