A report on Pompey and Marcus Licinius Crassus

1st century AD bust of Pompey, after an original from 55–50 BC
Bust of Crassus, in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
A view of Monte Conero in Marche, Italy (formerly Picenum), birthplace of Pompey
Bust of Crassus, in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Roman statue putatively depicting Pompey, at the Villa Arconati a Castellazzo di Bollate (Milan, Italy), brought from Rome in 1627 by Galeazzo Arconati
A Roman marble head of the triumvir Marcus Licinius Crassus, mid-1st century BC, Grand Palais, Paris
Marble bust of Pompey at the Louvre, Paris
A Roman bust of Pompey the Great made during the reign of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD), a copy of an original bust from 70 to 60 BC, Venice National Archaeological Museum, Italy
Modern bust of Pompey in the Residenz, Munich
From left to right: Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and Pompey the Great
A Roman portrait of Crassus, Pompey's political rival turned begrudging ally, in the Musée du Louvre, Paris
Denarius minted by Publius Licinius Crassus, son of the triumvir Marcus, as monetalis in 55 BC; on the obverse is a laureate bust of Venus, perhaps in honor of his commanding officer Julius Caesar; on the reverse is an unidentified female figure, perhaps representing Gaul
A denarius of Pompey minted in 49–48 BC
"The torture of Crassus," 1530s, Louvre
A tetradrachm of Tigranes II the Great of Armenia, minted at Antioch, 83–69 BC
Pompey in the Temple of Jerusalem, a miniature by Jean Fouquet, 15th century
The bust of Mithridates of Pontus in the Louvre, Paris
Judea (shown in blue) under Hyrcanus II in 63 BC, having been reduced to a small vassal as Pompey annexed the north for Rome (shown in red)
A modern bust of Pompey, restored in the 17th century with a black marble base, Vaux-le-Vicomte, France
18th-century depiction of the third triumph
From left to right: Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and Pompey the Great
The Tusculum portrait, a bust of Julius Caesar in the Archaeological Museum of Turin, Italy
A Roman bust of Pompey the Great made during the reign of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD), a copy of an original bust from 70 to 60 BC, Venice National Archaeological Museum, Italy
The Flight of Pompey after Pharsalus, by Jean Fouquet
Roman bust of Cleopatra VII of Ptolemaic Egypt, mid-1st century BC, Altes Museum, Antikensammlung Berlin, showing Cleopatra with a "melon" hairstyle and Hellenistic royal diadem worn over the head
Theodotus shows Caesar the head of Pompey; etching, 1820
The head of Pompey on a denarius minted in 40 BC by his son Sextus Pompeius Magnus Pius

Crassus rose to political prominence following his victory over the slave revolt led by Spartacus, sharing the consulship with his rival Pompey the Great.

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In 60 BC, Pompey joined Crassus and Caesar in the military-political alliance known as the First Triumvirate.

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1st century AD bust of Pompey, after an original from 55–50 BC

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Masters of Rome

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Masters of Rome is a series of historical novels by Australian author Colleen McCullough, set in ancient Rome during the last days of the old Roman Republic; it primarily chronicles the lives and careers of Gaius Marius, Lucius Cornelius Sulla, Pompey the Great, Gaius Julius Caesar, and the early career of Caesar Augustus.

Other major historical figures who appear and play prominent parts in the series include Mithridates VI of Pontus, Marcus Aemilius Scaurus, Publius Rutilius Rufus, Quintus Sertorius, Marcus Livius Drusus, Jugurtha of Numidia, Spartacus, Marcus Licinius Crassus, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, Marcus Porcius Cato, Publius Clodius, Titus Annius Milo, Vercingetorix, Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Mark Antony, Cleopatra VII of Egypt, Caesarion and Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.

Saylor at the 2012 Texas Book Festival

Steven Saylor

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American author of historical novels.

American author of historical novels.

Saylor at the 2012 Texas Book Festival

Arms of Nemesis (1992), featuring Crassus, is set during the slave revolt of Spartacus in 72 BC.

A Murder on the Appian Way (1996), set just before the civil war between Caesar and Pompey, focused on the murder of the rabble-rouser Publius Clodius Pulcher on the Appian Way outside Rome.

Quintus Lutatius Catulus Capitolinus

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Quintus Lutatius Catulus Capitolinus (c.

Quintus Lutatius Catulus Capitolinus (c.

In 67 and 66 Catulus unsuccessfully opposed the Gabinian and Manilian laws which he viewed as prejudicial to constitutional freedom because they conferred special powers upon Pompey.

Catulus held the office of censor, but soon resigned, being unable to agree with his colleague Crassus.

Roman Empire (TV series)

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Television docudrama based on historical events of the Roman Empire.

Television docudrama based on historical events of the Roman Empire.

Pompey, politician and military leader who, while as ambitious as Caesar, and despite having been his son-in-law, chose to ally himself with the optimates in opposing Caesar and supporting the traditional Roman Republic.

Crassus, the richest man in Rome, who rose to political prominence following his victory over the slave revolt led by Spartacus, sharing the consulship with his rival Pompey

Caesar's Women

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Fourth historical novel in Colleen McCullough's Masters of Rome series, published in 1996.

Fourth historical novel in Colleen McCullough's Masters of Rome series, published in 1996.

Some of the pivotal moments include Caesar's marriage to Pompeia; his curule aedileship; his narrow election as Pontifex Maximus in 63 BC; his praetorship in 62 BC; his divorce from Pompeia; his governorship of Further Spain; the first time he was hailed imperator on the field by his troops, the blocking of his triumphal parade by Marcus Porcius Cato; the creation of the First Triumvirate, which Caesar formed with Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus in 60 BC; his betrothal of his daughter Julia to Pompey; his marriage to Calpurnia; and his first consulship, in 59 BC.

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Spartacus: War of the Damned

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Third and final season of the American television series Spartacus, a Starz television series, which follows Spartacus: Vengeance.

Third and final season of the American television series Spartacus, a Starz television series, which follows Spartacus: Vengeance.

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Simon Merrells as Marcus Licinius Crassus – The richest man in Rome. After many unsuccessful attempts at ending the revolt, the Roman senate tasks Crassus with the responsibility of putting down the rebellion.

Joel Tobeck in a cameo role as Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, (also known as Pompey or Pompey The Great)- A praetor from Rome, part of the military-political alliance known as the First Triumvirate with Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gaius Julius Caesar.