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Unformatted text preview: • 49 - Civil War begins! o Caesar marches southward towards Italy with Clementia Clemency (didn’t punish Pompey supporters on the way) • Pompey had lots of supporters at the East o Raised Greek allies against Caesar o Left to East but left his money! • Early 40’s – Caesar was superior general than Pompey • Caesar goes to Spain first and defeats Pompeyans • Back to Italy and then East • Battle of Dracium – Pompey’s only real chance • 48 – Caesar definitive victor • Pompey flees to Egypt to Ptolemy XIII, but Ptolemy’s men kill him on the shore of Egypt • Caesar arrives and is greeted warmly, shown Pompey’s head, and Caesrar seems disappointed since he believed in peace • Pompey’s men continue to fight (Cato Uticensis commits suicide b/c can’t work under Caesar in North Africa) • Battles of Thapsus and Munda • Caesar has an affair and child with Cleopatra! •...
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- Spring '11
- • Caesar