Cæsar occupied this approach to Thapsus, and then formed his lines about the town in the form of a crescent.
There, at the battle of Thapsus, he crushed out the last spark of opposition.
The struggle, however, was not over till after the battle of Thapsus nearly two years after Phansalus.
He laid heavy impositions on the towns of Thapsus and Hadrumetum.
Name a play upon Thapsia, so called from the island of Thapsus.
Thapsus, a maritime town in Africa, where Cæsar defeated the remains of Pompey's army.
He gave them a great defeat at Thapsus, and the remnant took refuge in the city of Utica, whither Cæsar followed them.
Thus Labinus and Pompey's two sons managed to collect an army as numerous as that which had been defeated at Thapsus.
Thapsus was situated on a kind of peninsula, south of Hadrumetum, as Dion Cassius states.