For other Roman Women with this name, see Pompeia.
Pompeia (flourished 1st century BC), daughter of Quintus Pompeius Rufus, a son of a former consul, and Cornelia, the daughter of the Roman dictator Lucius Cornelius Sulla, was the second wife of Julius Caesar. The 1st century BC started the first day of 100 BC and ended the last day of 1 BC. Quintus Pompeius was the name of various Romans from the Gens Pompeius, who were of Plebs status Consul (abbrev cos; Latin plural consules) was the highest elected Political office of the Roman Republic and the Empire. Cornelia Sulla (born around 109 BC was one of the few Roman women mentioned in Roman Republican sources Dictator was a Political office of the Roman Republic. The dictator was above the three branches of government in the Constitution of the Roman Republic Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix ( Latin: L•CORNELIVS•L•F•P•N•SVLLA•FELIX (c
Caesar married her in 67 BC, after he had served as quaestor in Hispania, his first wife Cornelia having died the previous year. Quaestors were originally appointed by the Consuls to investigate criminal acts and determine if the consul needed to take public action Hispania was the name given by the Romans to the whole of the Iberian Peninsula (modern Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Gibraltar Cornelia Cinna minor (94 BC&ndash 69 BC or 68 BC daughter of Lucius Cornelius Cinna (one of the great leaders of the Marian party)and a sister to suffect consul  Caesar was the nephew of Gaius Marius, and Cornelia had been the daughter of Lucius Cornelius Cinna: Marius and Cinna were the leaders of the losing populares side in the civil war of the 80s BC. This article is about the Roman statesman who reorganized the army and was seven times Consul Lucius Cornelius Cinna (d 84 BC was a four-time Consul of the Roman Republic, serving consecutive terms from 87 to 84 BC and a member of the ancient Roman Populares ("favoring the people" singular popularis) were Aristocratic leaders in the late Roman Republic who tended to use the His marriage to a granddaughter of Sulla, the winner of that war, perhaps signifies his acceptance into the establishment of Roman politics.
In 63 BC Caesar was elected to the position of Pontifex Maximus, the chief priest of the Roman state religion, which came with an official residence on the Via Sacra . The Pontifex Maximus was the high priest of the Ancient Roman College of Pontiffs. The Via Sacra (Sacred Road is the Main street of Ancient Rome, leading from the top of the Capitoline Hill, through some of the most important In 62 BC Pompeia hosted the festival of the Bona Dea ("good goddess"), which no man was permitted to attend, in this house. In Roman mythology, Bona Dea (literally " the good goddess " was the Goddess of Fertility, Healing, Virginity, However a young patrician named Publius Clodius Pulcher managed to gain admittance disguised as a woman, apparently for the purpose of seducing Pompeia. Publius Clodius Pulcher (born around 92 BC died January 18, 52 BC was a Roman Politician of the Populares cause chiefly remembered for his He was caught and prosecuted for sacrilege. Sacrilege is the violation or injurious treatment of a sacred object Caesar gave no evidence against Clodius at his trial, and he was acquitted. Nevertheless, Caesar divorced Pompeia, saying that "my wife ought not even to be under suspicion. "
Pompeia was featured in the Epistolary novel Ides of March by Thornton Wilder. An epistolary novel German Briefroman ---> is a Novel written as a series of documents Ides of March is an Epistolary novel by Thornton Wilder. It is in the author's words 'a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Thornton Niven Wilder ( April 17, 1897 &ndash December 7, 1975) was an American Playwright and Novelist. The novel mentions the above events, though it transplants them to a short time before the assassination of Julius Caesar.
Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus ( Greek: Μέστριος Πλούταρχος c Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly known as Suetonius (ca 69/75 &ndash after 130 was an equestrian and a historian during the Roman Empire. Marcus Tullius Cicero ( Classical Latin ˈkikeroː usually ˈsɪsərəʊ in English January 3, 106 BC &ndash December 7, 43 BC was a Roman Lucius Cassius Dio Cocceianus ( Greek:) (c 155 or 163/164 to after 229 known in English as Cassius Dio, Dio Cassius, or Dio was