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106 BCE: Roman general and statesman Pompey is born.
 
 
83 BCE: Pompey fights under the Roman dictator Sulla.
 
 
80 BCE: Sulla is persuaded to give Pompey his first triumph in Rome.
 
 
77 BCE: Pompey is sent to Spain to deal with unrest caused by Sertorius.
 
 
71 BCE: Pompey is granted his second triumph for his victories in Spain.
 
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 the Great defeats the Cilician Pirates at the Battle of Coracesium.
 
 
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.
 
 
66 BCE: Pompey the Great attacks the Armenian kingdom of Tigranes II and makes it a Roman protectorate.
 
66 BCE: Pompey the Great rebuilds the Armenian city of Tigranocerta.
 
 
66 BCE: A Roman army led by Pompey the Great besieges Artashat in Armenia.
 
64 BCE: Cilicia Campestris one of six districts named and organized by Pompey the Great.
 
 
64 BCE: Pompey the Great claims Syria for Rome.
 
 
64 BCE: Byblos conquered by the Roman general Pompey the Great.
 
 
63 BCE: The Roman general Pompey defeats the Seleucid Antiochus XIII and incorporates Syria as a province of the Roman empire.
 
62 BCE: Pompey returns to Italy, and disbands his army upon landing.
 
61 BCE: Pompey is granted his third triumph in Rome for his exploits in Asia.
 
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.
 
49 BCE: Sole rule of Ptolemy XIII, recognized by both Gaius Julius Caesar, the Roman dictator, and his opponent, Pompey the Great.
 
48 BCE: Caesar defeats Pompey (battle of Pharsalus); Pompey flees to Egypt and is killed by courtiers of Ptolemy XIII.
 
 
48 BCE: The Battle of Pharsalus at which Julius Caesar defeats Pompey.
 
 
48 BCE: Pompey killed at Alexandria, Caesar declares martial law in the city.
 
38 BCE: Octavian amasses a naval fleet to defeat Sextus Pompey.
 
36 BCE: Agrippa defeats the naval fleet of Sextus Pompey in the battle of Naulochos.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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