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Mithridates VI

Line breaks: Mith¦ri|da¦tes VI
Pronunciation: /ˌmɪθrɪˈdeɪtiːz
 
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(also Mithradates VI)

Definition of Mithridates VI in English:

( Circa 132–63 bc), king of Pontus 120–63; known as Mithridates the Great. His expansionist policies led to three wars with Rome (88-5; 83-2; 74-66). He was finally defeated by Pompey.

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