Pharsalus
or Pharsala or Modern Greek Fársala geographical name town E central Greece in E Thessaly in ancient district of Pharsalia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pharsalus — • Titular see and suffragan of Larissa in Thessaly. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pharsalus     Pharsalus     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pharsalus — Pharsālus, später Palai Pharsalos, jetzt Fersala, alte Stadt in Thessalien; in der Nähe 196 v. Chr. Philipp V. von Mazedonien durch die Römer, am 9. Aug. 48 v. Chr. Pompejus durch Cäsar besiegt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pharsalus — (jetzt Farsa), bedeutende Stadt im alten Thessalien, berühmt durch Cäsars Sieg über Pompejus am 9. Aug. 48 v. Chr …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Pharsalus — [fär sā′ləs] ancient city in S Thessaly, Greece, near which Caesar decisively defeated Pompey (48 B.C. ) …   English World dictionary

  • Pharsalus — Sp Fársala Ap Φάρσαλος/Farsalos sen. graikų kalba Ap Pharsalus lotyniškai Ap Φάρσαλα/Farsala graikiškai L C Graikija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Pharsalus — noun Caesar defeated Pompey in 48 BC • Syn: ↑battle of Pharsalus • Regions: ↑Greece, ↑Hellenic Republic, ↑Ellas • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle * * * /fahr say leuhs/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pharsalus — /fahr say leuhs/, n. an ancient city in central Greece, in Thessaly: site of Caesar s victory over Pompey 48 B.C. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pharsalus — noun An ancient city in Phthiotis in the modern Fthiotida prefecture, Greece …   Wiktionary

  • Pharsalus — Phar•sa•lus [[t]fɑrˈseɪ ləs[/t]] n. anh geg an ancient city in central Greece, in Thessaly: site of Caesar s victory over Pompey, 48 b.c …   From formal English to slang

  • Pharsalus — /faˈseɪləs/ (say fah sayluhs) noun an ancient city in central Greece, in Thessaly; site of Pompey s defeat by Caesar, 48 BC. Modern, Pharsala /ˈfasələ (say fahsuhluh) …   Australian English dictionary

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