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This Day in Ancient History: ante diem iv kalendas octobres

ante diem iv kalendas octobres

48 B.C. — Pompeius Magnus, in the wake of his defeat at Pharsalus, is murdered as he steps ashore in Egypt

English: Pompey the Great, Ny Carlsberg Glypto...
English: Pompey the Great, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (inv. 733). Nederlands: Gnaius Pompeius Magnus, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (inv. 733). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)