Mithridates the Great

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Mithridates the Great ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
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Usage

In literature:

Now Mithridates, the king of Parthis, had Demetrius in great honor, till Demetrius ended his life by sickness.
"The Antiquities of the Jews" by Flavius Josephus
Mithridates, and the woman of Pergamus; a great drinker.
"Essays and Miscellanies" by Plutarch
Mithridates is marching by the great road to Memphis to cross above the Delta.
"Caesar and Cleopatra" by George Bernard Shaw
First war of the Romans against Mithridates the Great, king of Pontus, who had overrun Asia Minor, Macedonia, and Greece.
"The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo" by Edward Creasy
Mithridates VI of the Arsacidae begins his reign and prepares the elevation of Parthia to great power.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
MITHRIDATES THE GREAT, surnamed Eupator, king of Pontus from 123 to 63 B.C.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The great increase of power which Mithridates had obtained by his conquests could not be a matter of indifference to the Syrian monarchs.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 6. (of 7): Parthia" by George Rawlinson
Mithridates the Great, king of Pontus, had made himself master of all Asia Minor, where he ordered that all the Romans found should be killed.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
How irresistible the temptation to raise a new and great city at the foot of Mithridates' rock!
"Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c." by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
First war against Mithridates the Great.
"A Manual of Ancient History" by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
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