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The Pharsalia

Lucan points out that the first triumvirate between Crassus, Caesar and Pompey was the beginning of the problems that would eventually befall Rome. This is because the three came together for the...

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The Pharsalia

Lucan's Pharsalia is an epic poem, and thus tends to offer explanations based on personal motivations rather than more complex economic and sociological factors. The opening books of the poem...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2015 6:48 am UTC

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