Pompeius Magnus


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(Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus) , 106 B.C.–48 B.C., Roman general, the rival of Julius Caesar. Sometimes called Pompey the Great, he was the son of Cnaeus Pompeius Strabo (consul in 89 B.C.), a commander of equivocal reputation.
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Pompeius Magnus' mission to Spain is consistently mislabeled a transfer of command, from Metellus Pius to Pompeius, in the war against Sertorius (190, 242, 268): in reality, Metellus governed Farther Spain from 80/79 to 71, Pompeius Hither Spain from 77 onwards; no unified command existed.
(full Latin name Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, 106 - 48 bc ) Roman general and statesman.
The dual Group 3 winner in France got off the mark under Geraghty on his fourth start over hurdles when defeating Pompeius Magnus in a 24-runner Leopardstown maiden hurdle over Christmas.