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Battle of Pharsalus.

Claude Simon

Battle of Pharsalus.

by Claude Simon

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Published by G. Braziller in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of La Bataille de Pharsale.

StatementTranslated from the French by Richard Howard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S59435 Bat3, PQ2637.I547 Bat3
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5316401M
ISBN 100807605794
LC Control Number72138436

  Caesar's Civil War (Part 2) - Battle of Pharsalus Hoc Est Bellum The battle of Pharsalus was the decisive engagement that cemented Caesars legacy and .   The initial troop positions of the battle of Pharsalus in 48 BCE between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great. In red are the 11 legions of Pompey with cavalry on the left flank against Caesar's 9 .

The Battle of Pharsalus was the decisive battle of Caesar's Civil 9 August 48 BC at Pharsalus in central Greece, Gaius Julius Caesar and his allies formed up opposite the army of the republic under the command of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus ("Pompey the Great"). Pompey had the backing of a majority of the senators, of whom many were optimates, and his army significantly outnumbered the. Pompey was defeated at the Battle of Pharsalus in 48 BC, after which Brutus surrendered to Caesar, who granted him amnesty. However, the underlying political tensions that led to the war had not been resolved. Due to Caesar's increasingly monarchical behavior, several senators, calling themselves "Liberators", plotted to assassinate : 85 BC, Rome, Italia, Roman Republic.

This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that.   The Battle of Pharsalus was a decisive battle of Caesar's Civil War. On 9 August 48 BC at Pharsalus in central Greece, Gaius Julius Caesar and his allies formed up opposite the army of the.


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Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Author: Claude. Simon. The book also provides very good maps showing how the major battles played out, the pursuit of Pompey's forces throughout the Mediteranean and modern pictures of the battle fields today).

All and all an excellent introduction to the battle for those looking to get up to speed in only about an hour and a half or Battle of Pharsalus. book of reading.

Highly recommended/5(10). Most of the book is a merciless (and seemingly historically accurate) battle between the armies of Caesar and Pompey. The battle scenes are well choreographed and you will find yourself on the edge of your seat and turning the pages.4/5(25).

Pharsalus book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Pharsalus, battle will decide the fate of a civil war and empir /5. Battle of Pharsalus (48 BCE), the decisive engagement in the Roman civil war (49–45 BCE) between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great. Caesar successfully routed Pompey’s levies somewhere near Pharsalus (now Farsala, Greece).

Pompey’s flight and subsequent murder handed Caesar the. The notion that victors write history finds credence in the Battle of Pharsalus (48 BC). Julius Caesar not only wrote the sole surviving eyewitness account of the battle in his Civil War, but he also provided his own critiques of his defeated opponent, Pompey.

Over the past two centuries, historians have followed suit with Caesar’s approach, taking even more liberties to praise the victor while. Buy a cheap copy of The Battle Of Pharsalus book by Claude Simon. Book by Claude Simon Free shipping over $   This feature is not available right now.

Please try again later. The book climaxes with the Battle of Pharsalus in June The lengthy battle and siege resulted in a decisive victory by Caesar's army. Pompeius and his cohorts flee to other areas of the Republic in an attempt to reverse their : Julius Caesar.

Hi guys its finally up. We worked so hard on this video and we hope its to your liking. Please let us know what you think and leave a comment and like if. The poem's title is a reference to the Battle of Pharsalus, which occurred in 48 BC, near Pharsalus, Thessaly, in northern Greece.

Caesar decisively defeated Pompey in this battle, which occupies all of the epic's seventh book. The Battle of Pharsalus took place on August 9, 48 BC and was the decisive engagement of Caesar's Civil War ( BC). Some sources indicate that battle may have taken place on June 6/7 or June The Battle of Pharsalus is not an easy novel to read.

It has no linear plot, but rather presents a set of images or basic scenes that constantly recur. In these repetitions sometimes the elements. About this Item: Alphascript Publishing. Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware - The Battle of Pharsalus was a decisive battle of Caesar's Civil War.

On 9 August 48 BC at Pharsalus in central Greece, Gaius Julius Caesar and his allies formed up opposite the army of the republic under the command of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus ('Pompey the Great'). Claude Simon has always been the earthiest, the most erotic of the nouveau romanciers.

Landscapes and memory and time have been his themes, but always ""the memory of the muscles,"" of the smell of grass and rotting fruits, of family histories, houses, mementoes. He began his career as an artist, and his lush images are evocations of the painter's eye; haunted by his violent experiences.

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Battle of Pharsalus After his defeat at Dyrrhachium in July of 48 BC, Caesar moved swiftly into Thessaly, incorporating the towns of the region under his control. His exhausted and poorly supplied army was able to secure new sources of food and essentially become re-energized for the continuing campaign.

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simon, Claude. Battle of Pharsalus. New York, G. Braziller []. The battle of Pharsalus (9 August 48 BC) was the decisive battle of the Great Roman Civil War, and saw Caesar defeat Pompey and the Senate’s main gh the war continued for another three years, Pharsalus ended any realistic chance that Caesar could be defeated, and the war would have ended soon if Caesar hadn’t become entangled in Egyptian affairs.The Battle of Pharsalus ended the wars of the First Triumvirate.

The Roman Civil War, however, was not ended. Pompey's two sons and the Pompeian faction led now by Labienus, survived and fought their cause in the name of Pompey the Great.

Caesar spent the next few years 'mopping up' remnants of the senatorial on: Pharsalus (Greece).Farsala (Greek: Φάρσαλα), known in Antiquity as Pharsalos (Ancient Greek: Φάρσαλος, Latin: Pharsalus), is a city in southern Thessaly, in a is located in the southern part of Larissa regional unit, and is one of its largest towns.

Farsala is an economic and agricultural centre of the region. Cotton and livestock are the main agricultural products, and many Administrative region: Thessaly.