What does it do: The generic name is believed to derive from the Greek word agremone, a title given to plants that could supposedly cure cataracts; and the specific name from the scholar king, Mithradates
Eupator, King of Pontus, who resisted the Roman advances into Asia Minor, and compiled a tract of herbal cures for wounds suffered in warfare.
Theriac Treats Everything Mithridates, also known as the Mithradates
of Pontus the 6th, tried to resist toxins by gradually increasing doses because in the past, oftentimes kings were targets of poisoning schemes.
in Olde Greek, which refers to the Arsacid ruler of Lahore Mithradates
II (123-88 BC).
captured the Roman general Aquillius in 88 B.C.
They cover Mithradates
I and the Parthian archer, the Seleucids imprisoned: Arsacid-Roman hostage submission and its Hellenistic precedents, Marcus Antonius' Median war and the dynastic politics of the Near East, finding common ground: Roman-Parthian embassies in the Julio-Claudian period, Herod the Great: a Near Eastern case study of Roman-Parthian politics, Osrhoene and Mesopotamia between Rome and Arsacid Parthia, and beyond Rome/Parthia: intersections of local and imperial traditions in the visual record of Hatra.
15 to Hyspicratea King Mithradates
and Pompey's Amazons, Chap.
The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates
, Rome's Deadliest Enemy.
X X Nectar Urbannus proteus (Linnaeus, 1758) X X Nectar Urbannus dorantes (Stoll, 1790) X X Nectar Urbannus simplicius (Stoll, 1790) X X Nectar Urbannus teleus (Hubner, 1821) X X Nectar Urbannus doryssus (Herrich-Schaeffer, X 1869) Astraptes fulgerator (Walch, 1775) X X Nectar Astraptes janeira (Cramer, 1780) X Nectar Astraptes anaphus (Cramer, 1777) X Astraptes aletor (Plotz, 1881) X X Nectar Pyrginae Spathilepia clonius (Cramer, 1775) X Gorgythion begga (Pritwitz, 1868) X Quadrus conturbenalis X Pythonides jovianus (Kirby, 1871) X X Nectar Mylon lassia (Hewitson, 1868) X Xenophanes tryxus (Stoll, 1780) X Achlyodes mithradates
(Hubner, 1807) X Achyloides busirus (Evans, 1953) X X Nectar Pyrgus communis (Giacomelli, 1928) X Pyrgus sp.
Adrienne Mayor makes it clear that Mithradates
VI of Pontus was not merely a rebel against Rome, but presented a rival programme of eastern Mediterranean empire-building ('Mithradates
: Scourge of Rome', December 2009).
Keywords: Banditry, piracy, Rome, Anatolia, Mithradates
The Poison King The Life and Legend of Mithradates
, Rome's Deadliest Enemy | ADRIENNE MAYOR: The author recreates the world of Mithradates
, the Greco-Persian ruler who fought to preserve the freedom of his Eastern kingdom.
This comes to stark realization in the case of Mithradates
and the ordeal of the troughs.