POMPEY THE GREAT
\pˈɒmpɪ ðə ɡɹˈe͡ɪt], \pˈɒmpɪ ðə ɡɹˈeɪt], \p_ˈɒ_m_p_ɪ ð_ə ɡ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t]\
Sort: Oldest first
By Princeton University
Word of the day
- A German historian and poet; born in Neidenburg, East Prussia, Jan. 19, 1821; died at Munich, May 1, 1891. He studied severely Konigsberg home, wrote essays of deep scholarship; "Socialistic Elements Goethe's Wilhelm Meister"; tragedy, "The Death Tiberius", the ripest historical learning; "Corsica"; other most authoritative books travel description, based on close personal study. also "Euphorion", an epic, poems high repute. But his works, unsurpassed learning vivid realization spirit their times, are commanding monument genius. City Rome Middle Ages", "Lucretia Borgia", "Urban VIII"., Monuments Popes", "Athenais", need be named.