Tigranes


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Tigranes

(tīgrā`nēz), c.140 B.C.–55 B.C., king of Armenia (c.96 B.C.–55 B.C.), called also Tigranes I and Tigranes the Great. By an alliance with his father-in-law, Mithradates VIMithradates VI
(Mithradates Eupator) , c.131 B.C.–63 B.C., king of Pontus, sometimes called Mithradates the Great. He extended his empire until, in addition to Pontus, he held Cappadocia, Paphlagonia, and the Black Sea coast beyond the Caucasus.
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 of Pontus, he was able to extend his conquests across Asia Minor. He founded Tigranocerta (the modern Siirt, Turkey) as the capital of his large empire, but he and Mithradates were at war with Rome, and in 69 B.C. LucullusLucullus
(Lucius Licinius Lucullus Ponticus) , c.110 B.C.–56 B.C., Roman general. He served in the Social War under Sulla, who made him his favorite. He fought in the East (87 B.C.–85 B.C.), always loyal to Sulla, who made him curule aedile (79 B.C.
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 captured Tigranocerta. PompeyPompey
(Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus) , 106 B.C.–48 B.C., Roman general, the rival of Julius Caesar. Sometimes called Pompey the Great, he was the son of Cnaeus Pompeius Strabo (consul in 89 B.C.), a commander of equivocal reputation.
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 with the aid of Tigranes' son vanquished Tigranes, who lost all his conquests and had to pay tribute to Rome.
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When Tigranes the Armenian, being encamped upon a hill with four hundred thousand men, discovered the army of the Romans, being not above fourteen thousand, marching towards him, he made himself merry with it, and said, Yonder men are too many for an embassage, and too few for a fight.
In the Abbe Tigrane, in Lucifer, and elsewhere, he has delineated, with wonderful power and patience, a strictly ecclesiastical portraiture--
But the cultural and historic relations between our two countries go back to the era of King Tigranes the great 2000 years ago.
So, let me see -- in this little romp through the history of Syria, which has been very brief and incomplete, but reasonably accurate as far as it goes, we have met a stunning cast of characters, somewhat like a millennium-and-a-half-long movie called "Forest Gump's History of the Middle East": Nebuchadnezzar the Great, along with those other Greats: Cyrus, Alexander, Tigranes and Pompey; John the Baptist, Saladin the Merciful and Richard the Lionheart; the scary Assassins and Genghis Khan's grandson -- all in and out of the same patch of real estate.
22) Arbaces has therefore assembled the populace not only to meet them in triumph, but to present to them a reconciled Tigranes.
Como los enviados por Tigranes III de Armenia (Cass.
Cierto es que Tigranes recibio una esplendida educacion a solas en su habitacion a manos de un filosofo, Dion de Platon, Augusto de Apolodoro, Trajano de Plutarco y Escipion de Panecio, pero, por contra, dio malos resultados la educacion que Neron recibio de Seneca, Tiberio de Teodoro el sofista, Comodo de Onesicrates y el tirano Dionisio del propio Platon.
85) He was assigned in 59 a protectorate of part of Armenia after Corbulo's installation of Tigranes VI at Tigranocerta.
RCA-445 was drilled at the eastern extent of the Artavasdes area and has intersected a newly identified northeast trending 1 kilometer long fault-breccia structure which extends from Artavasdes to Tigranes.
Crispinus's appropriation of the emperor's power quickly alienates the other lords and governors in Nero's entourage and he is stabbed to death by his fellow vassal Tigranes.
Surprised to learn that the Armenian king had this nameless man executed, Cyrus wants to know what his crime was and Tigranes says of his father:
Tigranes The Great is probably the most interesting of them for Marco Botti, but he has already been tried at the trip so it is not obvious from where any improvement will come.