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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In a substantially revised version of his 2011 PhD dissertation at Exeter University, Leigh presents a new edition with commentary of a second-century Greek treatise concerned with the history, manufacture, and properties of the complex drug theriac or Galene, invented (according to the treatise) by Andromachus, personal physician to Nero, who took a recipe derived from Mithridates VI of Pontus and added the flesh of vipers to it.
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McGing, The Foreign Policy of Mithridates VI Eupator, King of Pontus (Leiden: Brill, 1986).
First, it is a biography of Mithridates VI Eupator, King of Pontus in Asia Minor [120-63 BC].