Person:Mithridates VI of Pontus (1)

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Mithridates VI of Pontus
b.0134 BC
d.0063 BC
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Name Mithridates VI of Pontus
Gender Male
Birth[1] 0134 BC
Death[1] 0063 BC
Reference Number? Q185126?


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Mithridates VI or Mithradates VI (; , from Old Persian Miθradāta, "gift of Mithra") (135–63 BC), also known as Mithradates the Great (Megas) and Eupator Dionysius, was king of Pontus and Armenia Minor in northern Anatolia (now Turkey) from about 120–63 BC. Mithridates is remembered as one of the Roman Republic’s most formidable and successful enemies, who engaged three of the prominent generals from the late Roman Republic in the Mithridatic Wars: Lucius Cornelius Sulla, Lucius Licinius Lucullus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. He has been called the greatest ruler of the Kingdom of Pontus.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Mithridates VI of Pontus, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.