This Day in Ancient History ~ ante diem iii kalendas octobres

ante diem iii kalendas octobres

106 B.C. — birth of Gnaeus Pompeius

61 B.C. — Pompey celebrates his third triumph in recognition of his victories in the Third Mithridatic War

48 B.C. — Pompeius Magnus, in the wake of his defeat at Pharsalus, is murdered as he steps ashore in Egypt (another possible date … see yesterday’s entry)

290 A.D. — martyrdom of Rhipsime, Gaiana, and companions

Gabriel de Saint Aubin ~ The Triumph of Pompey (The Metropolitan)
Gabriel de Saint Aubin ~ The Triumph of Pompey (The Metropolitan)

Repititationes ~ 09/28/15

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