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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2013 10:18 p.m. PST

Good job here.



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Hope you enjoy!.


Quadratus Inactive Member20 Jul 2013 6:18 a.m. PST

Nicely painted but poor Pompey is looking rather dumpy. . .

Was there a year when Pompey was a Consul with no other Consul?

War In 15MM20 Jul 2013 7:06 a.m. PST

Beautiful stuff! Richard

Personal logo enfant perdus Supporting Member of TMP20 Jul 2013 8:05 a.m. PST

Was there a year when Pompey was a Consul with no other Consul?

52 BC

The Senate balked at the idea of having Pompeius as Dictator. They appointed him sole Consul, which still left him liable for prosecution once he was out of office.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Jul 2013 11:15 a.m. PST

Glad you had enjoy him boys!.


Alex Bews Inactive Member24 Jul 2013 2:39 a.m. PST

Was surprised to find it here, I'm the guy who has painted him. Thanks for linking my blog.

@Quadratus – yes, the figure is looking a but dumpy indeed but looking at his famous bust portrait:


I can't imagine he was a slim guy.

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Jul 2013 5:03 a.m. PST

How about some Lictors, Alex? Pompey ought to qualify for a couple dozen! ;-)


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2013 11:51 a.m. PST

Good job Alex!.


Alex Bews Inactive Member25 Jul 2013 1:58 a.m. PST

Simon, that's for sure, he needs some! Not sure about a dozen, I'm not that productive as you are :)

Thanks, Armand!

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Jul 2013 6:01 a.m. PST

He has to give some thought to his status, Alex. He is a Consul; go for the fulldozen! ;-) Simon

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