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The Battle of Pharsalus

by Claude Simon

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This translation originally published, New York, Braziller, 1971. Originally published as "La Bataille de Pharsale". Paris, Éditions de Minuit, 1969.

Statement(by) Claude Simon translated from the French by Richard Howard.
ContributionsHoward, Richard, 1929-
The Physical Object
Pagination(4),187p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21190863M
ISBN 100224005707, 0807605794

The book also contains three 3-D "birds eye view" maps of the battle of Pharsalus; one each for early morning, mid morning, and noon. Two of the maps, however, are missing letter indicators. The legend lists a series of letters and numbers that correspond to elements in Pompey's and Caesar's forces/5(15). Prelude to Battle Almost two years before the two rivals met at Pharsalus, the Roman Republic, split by a half century of political unrest, had drifted into civil war. Pompey led the patrician faction, the optimates (best ones), composed of Rome’s aristocrats and : Historynet Staff.

In 48 BC, the stage was set for the final clash of the two titans of the Roman world and the odds were heavily in Pompey's favour, w men against Caesar's 22, Having the dice loaded against him, however, seems to have stimulated Caesar's genius for battle. In a brilliant display of generalship he routed his rival's larger army. Pompey's army retreated, with Caesar's army in. The Battle of Pharsalus and the Death of Pompey Origin Italy Date – Medium Tempera on panel Dimensions × cm (16 × 50 1/4 in.) Credit Line Bequest of C. Ruby Sears in honor of Richard Warren Sears II Reference Number Extended information about this artwork.

  Recently stumbled across the Historia Civilis Youtube channel, which has a slew of ancient military battles animated in that history book “Xs & Os” style illustrations (which I love). On Friday night I watched one of his newer videos on the Battle of Pharsalus, which was a battle in Greece between the Caesar and Pompey. Pharsalus 48 BC: Caesar and Pompey - Clash of the Titans (Campaign, Band ) | Sheppard, Simon, Hook, Adam | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand /5(15).


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The Battle of Pharsalus by Claude Simon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Battle of Pharsalus is not an easy novel to read. It has no linear plot, but rather presents a set of images or basic scenes that constantly recur. In these repetitions sometimes the elements. The book also contains three 3-D "birds eye view" maps of the battle of Pharsalus; one each for early morning, mid morning, and noon.

Two of the maps, however, are missing letter indicators. The legend lists a series of letters and numbers that correspond to elements in Pompey's and Caesar's forces/5(10).

The Battle of Pharsalus took place on August 9, 48 BC and was the decisive engagement of Caesar's Civil War ( BC). Some sources indicate that. The Battle of Pharsalus was the decisive battle of Caesar's Civil War. On 9 August 48 BC at Pharsalus in central Greece, Gaius Julius Caesar and his allies formed up opposite the army of the republic under the command of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus ("Pompey the Great").

Pompey had the backing of a majority of senators, and his army significantly outnumbered the experienced Caesarean on: Pharsalus (Greece). Battle of Pharsalus. After his defeat at Dyrrhachium in July of 48 BC, Caesar moved swiftly into Thessaly, incorporating the towns of the region under his control.

His exhausted and poorly supplied army was able to secure new sources of food and essentially become re-energized for the continuing campaign. The notion that victors write history finds credence in the Battle of Pharsalus (48 BC).

Julius Caesar not only wrote the sole surviving eyewitness account of the battle in his Civil War, but he also provided his own critiques of his defeated opponent, the past two centuries, historians have followed suit with Caesar’s approach, taking even more liberties to praise the victor.

Sword of Rome: Pharsalus is a triumphant conclusion to Foreman's brilliant series of action novellas. With an ever-intriguing storyline of war and revenge and, as always, an educational thread of history running throughout, this book is enthralling right up until the book's last scenes (which feeds the story into Augustus: Sone of Rome).4/5(25).

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simon, Claude. Battle of Pharsalus. New York, G.

Braziller []. Claude Simon has always been the earthiest, the most erotic of the nouveau romanciers. Landscapes and memory and time have been his themes, but always ""the memory of the muscles,"" of the smell of grass and rotting fruits, of family histories, houses, mementoes.

He began his career as an artist, and his lush images are evocations of the painter's eye; haunted by his violent experiences. The battle of Pharsalus (9 August 48 BC) was the decisive battle of the Great Roman Civil War, and saw Caesar defeat Pompey and the Senate’s main gh the war continued for another three years, Pharsalus ended any realistic chance that Caesar could be defeated, and the war would have ended soon if Caesar hadn’t become entangled in Egyptian affairs.

Pharsalus book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Pharsalus, battle will decide the fate of a civil war and empir /5. Buy a cheap copy of The Battle Of Pharsalus book by Claude Simon.

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Events: Battle of Pharsalus. Events by cover. 1–7 of 7 (show all) Works (7) Titles: Battle of Munda. Battle of Thapsus. Civil War. Gallic War. Caesar crosses the Rubicon. Roman Invasion of Britain. Caesar crosses the Rhine. 1st century BCE. Siege of Alesia. Third Servile War (show all 27 items). Pharsalus 48 BC: Caesar and Pompey - Clash of the Titans.

Having the dice loaded against him, however, seems to have stimulated Caesar's genius for battle. Simon Sheppard expertly charts the events surrounding the Pharsalus campaign, and the seismic implications of the decisive clash between the two greatest generals of their age.5/5(2). The second source describing the battle of Pharsalus is found in book of Caesar’s “Civil Wars”.

Caesar himself writes in 48 BC an account of his war against Pompey and the Senate. Book begins after Caesar’s regroups his army in Thessaly because of. Unlock This Study Guide Now.

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Summary; Themes; Characters; Critical Essays. Editions for The Battle Of Pharsalus: (), (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ),   Up to the Battle of Pharsalus in 48 BC, Pompeius Magnus ( BC - 48 BC) probably was considered equal to Caesar in skill and prestige.

Pompey had had some significant achievements. As a young general he had won victories in the Social War in 83 B. The Battle of Pharsalus was a decisive battle of Caesar's Civil War. On 9 August 48 BC at Pharsalus in central Greece, Gaius Julius Caesar and his allies formed up opposite the army of the republic under the command of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus "Pompey the Great".

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.The poem's title is a reference to the Battle of Pharsalus, which occurred in 48 BC, near Pharsalus, Thessaly, in northern Greece.

Caesar decisively defeated Pompey in this battle, which occupies all of the epic's seventh book. Though probably incomplete, the poem is widely considered the best epic poem of the Silver Age of Latin literature.A total of ten books were written and all survive, although the tenth book breaks off abruptly with Caesar in Egypt.

The title, “Pharsalia”, is a reference to the Battle of Ratings: