Visual Timeline: Pompey
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106 BCE: Roman general and statesman Pompey is born.
83 BCE: Pompey fights under the Roman dictator Sulla.
81 BCE: Sulla is persuaded to give Pompey his first triumph.
77 BCE: Pompey is sent to Spain to deal with unrest caused by Sertorius.
71 BCE: Pompey is granted his second triumph.
70 BCE: Pompey and Crassus are made consuls.
67 BCE: The Gabinian Law is passed, giving Pompey great power to deal with pirates.
67 BCE: Pompey assembles a naval fleet and attacks Pamphylia and Cilicia, principally to repress piracy.
66 BCE: The Manilian Law is passed, giving Pompey great power to deal with Mithridates VI of Pontus.
64 BCE: The Roman general Pompey defeats the Seleucid Antiochus XIII and incorporates Syria as a province of the Roman empire.
64 BCE: Byblos conquered by the Roman general Pompey the Great.
62 BCE: Pompey returns to Italy, and disbands his army upon landing.
60 BCE - 53 BCE: 'First Triumvirate' between Caesar, Pompey and Crassus.
55 BCE: Pompey the Great builds the first permanent stone theatre in Rome.
49 BCE - 48 BCE: Burebistas sends Acornion of Dionysopolis as ambassador to negotiate an alliance with Pompey.
49 BCE: Caesar crosses the Rubicon. Civil war between Caesar and Pompey begins.
48 BCE: Caesar defeats Pompey (battle of Pharsalus); Pompey flees to Egypt and is killed by courtiers of Ptolemy XIII.