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Features and style of popular Historical Comics
More of a timeline than characters, and has multiple versions
Analogies: Nazis are cats, Jews are mice, and Poles are pigs.
Perspective from 1 character
Websites with translations
Caesar's account of the Battle of Pharsalus:
Cassius Dio's Account of the Battle of Pharsalus:
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Battle of Pharsalus(August 9, 48 BC)
Generals and Advisors/Key players, and what they did
who was under his command add here
Mark Antony, Second in command/Deputy
Gnaeus Domitius Calvinus
Pompey is ordered to be assassinated by King Ptolemy, in hopes of winning Caesar's favour. However, Caesar was infuriated because he wanted to pardon Pompey, boosting his reputation and making him seem benevolent. This cements Caesar's position, removed his main rival, Pompey.
Wikipedia: Approximately 22,000 legionaries (elements of 9 legions) in 80 cohorts, 5,000–10,000 auxiliaries and allies, and allied cavalry of 1,800
Wikipedia: Approximately 38,000–47,000 legionaries in 110 cohorts (eleven legions), 4,200 auxiliaries and allies, and allied cavalry of 5,000–8,000
Pompey knew he had more soldiers and cavalry, so his plan was to have the cavalry on the left flank defeat Caesar's cavalry by sheer force, and use a standard hammer and anvil tactic to destroy the rest of Caesar's army.
Legacy to the modern day
After hearing that Pompey did not pursue Caesar's retreating army, he said the famous words "