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).

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

Mith•ri•da•tes VI

(ˌmɪθ rɪˈdeɪ tiz)
n.
( “the Great” ) 132?–63 B.C., king of Pontus 120–63.
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Henkelman ("Parnakka's Feast: sip in Parsa and Elam") traces the roots of the grand feast celebrated by Mithridates VI Eupator in 82 B.
of Aarhus, Denmark) presents 20 papers from a conference reviewing current knowledge concerning Mithridates VI, also known as Mithridates the Great and Eupator Dionysius, who was king of the Pontic Kingdom in northern Anatolia from about 119 to 63 BCE.
Cicero argued in his speech that Pompey the Great should be given military command against Mithridates VI, king of Pontus on the Black sea coast of what is now Turkey.