Definition of Mithridates

1. Noun. Ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC).

Exact synonyms: Mithridates The Great, Mithridates Vi
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex



Definition of Mithridates

1. mithridate [n] - See also: mithridate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mithridates

Mitchella repens
Mitchum
Mitella diphylla
Mitella pentandra
Mitford
Mithra
Mithracin
Mithraea
Mithraeum
Mithraeums
Mithraic
Mithraicism
Mithraism
Mithraist
Mithras
Mithridates (current term)
Mithridates VI
Mithridates the Great
Mito
Mitra
Mitrofanoff principle
Mitrula elegans
Mitsuda
Mitsuda antigen
Mitsuda reaction
Mitsunobu reaction
Mitsuo
Mitsuo's phenomenon
Mittens
Mitterand

Literary usage of Mithridates

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1. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1869)
"During this delay, Mithridates and Tigranes had been indefatigable in raising new ... Mithridates wrote a letter to their king, which Sallust has preserved, ..."

2. A History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Death of Commodus, A.D. 192 by Leonhard Schmitz (1847)
"Mithridates VI, surnamed Eupator, whose father had rendered the Romans considerable assistance in their war against the pretender ..."

3. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"This Mithridates was son to Phama- ces, and grandson to Mithridates the immediate ... For that Mithridates, according to Justin,19 was great grandfather to ..."

4. A History of Rome: Amply Illustrated with Maps, Plans, and Engravings by Robert Fowler Leighton (1885)
"This place offered a stubborn resistance, and while Mithridates was detained here ... 73 Mithridates was compelled to raise the siege, on account of the ..."

5. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"Drives Mithridates into Armenia. § 6. Sends to demand the person of ... Mithridates defeats Triarius, Lieutenant of Lucullus, in Pontus : army of Lucullus ..."

6. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"Drives Mithridates into Armenia. § 6. Sends to demand the person of ... Mithridates defeats Triarius, Lieutenant of Lucullus, in Pontus : army of Lucullus ..."

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