Mithridates VI


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Mith·ri·da·tes VI

 (mĭth′rĭ-dā′tēz) Known as "Mithridates the Great." 132?-63 bc.
King of Pontus (120-63) who expanded the kingdom through victories over the Romans during the early part of his reign but was later driven from Pontus by Pompey (66).
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Mithridates VI

(ˌmɪθrɪˈdeɪtiːz) or

Mithradates VI

n
(Biography) called the Great. ?132–63 bc, king of Pontus (?120–63). He waged three wars against Rome (88–84; 83–81; 74–64) and was finally defeated by Pompey: committed suicide
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Mith•ri•da•tes VI

(ˌmɪθ rɪˈdeɪ tiz)
n.
( “the Great” ) 132?–63 B.C., king of Pontus 120–63.
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