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p931 Pompa

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William Smith, D.C.L., LL.D.:
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, John Murray, London, 1875.

POMPA (πομπή), a solemn procession, as on the occasion of a funeral, triumph, &c. (Cic. pro Mil. 13; Suet. Jul. Caes. 37, &c.) It is, however, more particularly applied to the grand procession with which the games of the Circus commenced (Pompa Circensis). [Circus.]


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