This private army proved not easy for Sulla, who arranged a political marriage with one of his stepdaughters for the young "imperator" and swiftly employed him to fight the forces of Cn. Papirius Carbo in Africa and Sicily.
Since he also fought against the Numidian king Hiarbas, Pompeius demanded and got a triumph. At this point Seager characterizes him: "In 80 and for a further decade Pompeius was a Sullan: an ambitious, arrogant and unmanageable one, it is true, but nevertheless, for what the label is worth, a Sullan" p. Pompeius' rise to his first consulship is the topic of chapter three pp. It covers the time after Sulla's death, when Pompeius helped to subdue the rebellion of M. Lepidus and M. Brutus and received an extraordinary command to fight Q.
Sertorius in Spain in 77, where he stayed till Back in Italy his troops mopped up some fugitives of Spartacus' revolt, thus snatching the glory for finishing the revolt from Crassus. Yet Pompeius and Crassus were elected as consuls for the Here Seager points out the immense differences in the situation of these men: Crassus being eligible for the office and Pompeius being too young. The only joint move of both consuls was the restoration of the legislative powers of the tribunes. The following two chapters, "The Commands against the Pirates and Mithradates" pp.
The defeat of Mithradates and the surrender of Tigranes finally made Pompeius redraw the map of the Near East. Chapter six is concerned with the events in Rome during his absence, which culminated in Cicero squashing the Catilinarian conspiracy during his consulship in 63 pp. Chapter seven, "The Return of Pompeius" pp.
Yet Pompeius promptly disbanded his troops after landing in Italy thus removing any fears that he would come back like a Sulla, who also had fought against Mithradates. Even though he could celebrate another triumph he was nevertheless unable to get political acceptance of his achievements. In consequence he finally made a coalition with Caesar and Crassus. Thus the consulship of Caesar chapter 8, pp. Chapter nine, "The exile of Cicero" pp. Thus offended, Pompeius withdrew from public life but played a part in Cicero's recall from exile in Chapter ten deals with "The Conference of Luca" in 56 pp.
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Crassus A Political Biography Paperback – Import, Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers editorially hand-picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months — at 40% off List Price. Marcus Crassus and the late Roman Republic. Marcus Licinius Crassus, politician who in the last years of the Roman Republic Marcus Licinius Crassus, (born c. During the 60s, while Pompey was scoring military victories abroad, Crassus was building a political following at Rome.
Memba Her?! Before becoming one of the biggest stars in the world, she was just another little girl growing up in the Big Apple. Guess who is she For his victory, Pompey celebrated his second triumph although he still held public office. He got a spot in office by moving into the highest office of all, the consulship with Crassus as his colleague 70 B. In 67 B.
His objective was to deal with Piracy throughout the Mediterranean. Pompey needed only three months to finish this task. This feat led to further honors. In 60 B.
With little difficulty, the new Roman commander forced the Mithridates from Asia Minor and then spent some years overrunning the North East. His action in disbanding his army relieved his enemies of their anxiety at his return, but it also persuaded the senate to refuse to approve his near Eastern arrangements or authorize bonuses for his veterans. Pompey retaliated by forming with Crassus and Caesar the political bloc known as the First Triumvirate 60 B.
The coalition had agreed to exile Marcus Cicero but it would not be easy. Caesar then arranged the Conference of Luca 56 B.