Third Mithradatic War

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Historical Context Note

Mithradates VI launched a third war with the Romans by attacking their newly-acquired province of Bithynia. After various military failures he was finally defeated by Pompey.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Third Mithradatic War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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