Definition of Mithridates the great

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, Mithridates Vi
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex



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Mithracin
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Mithridates
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Mito
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Mitrofanoff principle
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Mittler's green
Mityana

Literary usage of Mithridates the great

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1. Post-Biblical History of the Jews: From the Close of the Old Testament by Morris Jacob Raphall (1856)
"... his last advice to his wife; his death—Alexandra queen-regnant of Judea—The Pharisees restored to power—The Sadducees persecuted—Mithridates the Great; ..."

2. History of Julius Caesar by Napoleon (1865)
"Mithridates the Great preserved a sort of autonomy under the kings of Pontus, had an extensive commerce; which was the case also with another Greek colon}-, ..."

3. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1869)
"After the reigns of two other kings, Mithridates, the great grandfather of Mithridates the Great, ascended the throne, and espoused the daughter of ..."

4. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1830)
"It After the reigns of two other kings, Mithridates, the great grandfather of Mithridates the Great, ascended the throne, and espoused the daughter of ..."

5. A Manual of Ancient History: Particularly with Regard to the Constitutions by Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren (1833)
"The only remarkable prince of this line was Tigranes I. 95—60, son-in-law and ally of Mithridates the Great, and lord of Asia Minor, Cappadocia, and Syria. ..."

6. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William George Smith (1849)
"At the wish of Mithridates the Great, ... The family of Strabo lost its importance with the death of Mithridates the Great ; and though some of the members ..."

7. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Mithridates the Great seems to have died just after this event; there is no reason to suppose that he lived to see the disasters which followed so close on ..."

8. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"Mithridates the Great seems to have died just after this event; there is no reason to suppose that he lived to see the disasters which followed so close on ..."

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