Sentence Examples


  • His chief opponent was Posidonius of Rhodes, who is said to have contended with him in argument in the presence of Pompey (Plutarch, Pompey, 42).
  • It was one of the oldest cities of Etruria, but does not appear in history till the Roman colonization of 247 B.C., and was never of great importance, except as a resort of wealthy Romans, many of whom (Pompey, the Antonine emperors) had villas there.
  • In 66 he was superseded by Pompey, who completely defeated both Mithradates and Tigranes.
  • His body was sent to Pompey, who buried it in the royal sepulchre at Sinope.
  • His daughter Aemilia was the wife of Manius Acilius Glabrio, and subsequently of Pompey, the triumvir.

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