CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

YearPompeyCicero
106Born (29 September)Born (3 January)
90-88Military Service, including with Pompey’s father Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo (one of the consuls of 89)
89-87Military Service under his father Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo, who dies in 87.
83-81Various campaigns: in support of Sulla (in Italy, Sicily, Africa)
81First triumphFirst surviving public speech (pro Quinctio)
79-77Rhetorical and philosophical studies in Rhodes and Athens
76-71Campaign in Spain against Sertorius as holder of a proconsular imperium (granted by a reluctant senate); contribution to the suppression of the slave revolt upon his return; second triumph for his victories in SpainActive in the law courts
75Quaestor in Sicily
70Consul for the first time (with Crassus)Prosecution of Verres
69Aedile
67Campaign against the pirates as holder of an extraordinary command sanctioned by the lex Gabinia
66Praetor; speech in favour of the lex Manilia (de imperio Gn. Pompei)
65-61Campaign against Mithridates as holder of an extraordinary command sanctioned by the lex Manilia; third triumph
63Consul; suppression of the Catilinarian conspiracy
58Pushed into exile on account of the execution of the Catilinarians (till 57)
55Consul for the second time (with Crassus)
52Consul sine collega (‘without colleague’), to restore order in the capital
51Pro-consul in Cilicia
48Pompey assassinated in the course of the civil war against Caesar
43Proscription by Mark Antony; death
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