Flashcards in Quiz March 11th Deck (18)
Describe Pompey's army as completely as you can
40,000 foot soldiers, 600 calvarymen on left, 500 on right, along with the entire east auxiliary, the entire nobility, and innumerable senators, ex-praetors, and ex-consuls
How many foot soldiers and how many Calvary did Caesar have?
Not a complete 30,000 foot soldiers, 1,000 calvarymen
What was the outcome of the battle?
Pompey was defeated and his camp was ransacked
What was Pompey's relationship with the king of Egypt?
Qui tutor (tutor or protector)
What did Pompey expect to get in Egypt?
Reinforcements from king of Egypt
What did king Ptolemy do? Why?
Cut Pompey's head off, because he seeked fortune rather than friendship
How did Caesar react to this event? Why?
He is said to have shed tears because Pompey was his son in law
How did Caesar behave after he returned to Rome?
Insolentius coepit (arrogant)
How did the senators and Knights respond?
They made a conspiracy against Caesar
Who was the ancestor of the two bruti mentioned in this paragraph?
Qui primus Romae consul fuerat et reges expulerat
What happened to Caesar after he entered the senate meeting?
He was killed with 23 wounds
In what year did civil war break out again?
Whose side was the senate on?
What did Antony want to do?
Tried to attack conspirators
Why was Antony condemned by the senate?
Multus scelera commitus (he committed many crimes)
Who was sent to crush Antony's army?
Heritus, Octavius, Pans
Who won the battle?