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  f. War and Politics, to 70 B.C.E. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Cornelius Sulla, a successful optimate general in the Social War and consul in 88, received the command against Mithridates.
Cornelius Cinna, went to war with his optimate colleague and captured Rome with the support of Marius, who then began slaughtering his optimate enemies.
The Second Mithridatic War resulted from a Roman invasion of Cappadocia.
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 list of wars before 1000 - Anarchopedia
58 bce - 50 bce Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars
53 bce - 51 bce Parthian War of Marcus Licynius Crassus
161 - 166 Parthian war of Lucius Verus
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 Roman Empire History
War with the Greek king Pyrrhus, who sought to defend the Greek colony of Tarentum (southern Italy) against the Romans; noted I Rome (empire) Battle of Asculum fought (279 BC); Pyrrhus finally: withdrew to Greece.
Civil war began; Sulla marched his troops into Rome after tribune Publius Sulpicius Rufus tried to impose reforms by force; Marius, a leader of the popular party, fled and Rufus was executed; Sulla, leader of the optimates (aristocrats) became consul (87 BC) and left Rome to lead armies in First Mithridatic War.
Second Mithridatic War; Romans attacked Mithridates; restored conquered territory at the end of the war.
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 Second Mithridatic War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Second Mithridatic War (83-82 BC) was one of three Mithridatic Wars fought between Pontus and the Roman Republic.
The second Mithridatic war was fought between King Mithridates VI of Pontus and general Lucius Licinius Murena.
At the end of the First Mithridatic War, Sulla had left Mithridates in control of his kingdom of Pontus.
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 Mithridates VI Eupator of Pontus,
Civil war was inevitable, but the boys were still young and their mother was able to postpone the conflict.
The immediate cause of the Third Mithridatic War was the death of king Nicomedes III Euergetes of Bithynia in 75/74.
The war was officially conducted by the Roman general Marcus Aurelius Cotta, who arrived in 73, was repelled by Mithridates, and found himself under siege at Calchedon.
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 Second Mithridatic War - Military History Wiki
The Second Mithridatic War was fought between the old King Mithridates VI of Pontus and the Roman consul Lucius Licinius Lucullus (consul in 74 BC).
Western Asia Minor was captured, the Mithridatic fleet destroyed in the Aegean Sea, and by 70, the Romans were in control of nearly all of Pontus.
This was the end of the Second Mithridatic War.
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195 BC - (Spanish Wars) The Spanish insurrections in the Roman province by the Turdetani with Celtiberian mercenaries are defeated by a consular army under one of the consuls M. Porcius Cato.
The end of the war came with the destruction of Carthage, which, thanks to the lobbying of M. Porcius Cato, was destroyed and its site was sown with salt.
57 BC - (Gallic Wars) G. Julius Caesar is threatened by a coalition of all the Belgic tribes except the Remi, at the so-called Battle of the Aisne.
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 Third Mithridatic War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Pompey was a late arrival in the Third Mithridatic War.
The immediate cause of the third Roman war against Mithridates was the death of Nicomedes III Euergetes, king of Bithynia in 75/74 B.C. In his will Nicomedes III Euergetes' bequeathed his kingdom to the Romans.
The Roman senate accused Nicomedes IV to be a bastard and declared war on Mithridates.
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 Category:Wars - Military History Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
War is a conflict involving the organized use of weapons and physical force by states or other large-scale groups.
Warring parties usually hold territory, which they can win or lose; and each has a leading person or organization which can surrender, or collapse, thus ending the war.
A war to liberate an occupied country is called a "war of liberation"; a war between internal factions within a state is a civil war.
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 Chronofile: timeculture_04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In the second half of 167 BCE, supposedly Antiochus sent his general Apollonius to Jerusalem at the head of an army of mercenaries to end feuding among the locals.
This was an act of war, since no commander was allowed to take his soldiers outside of his province without the consent of the Roman Senate.
The second Triumvirate is established at Rome (Anthony, Lepidus, and Octavian).
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 First Mithridatic War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The First Mithridatic War was the first of three Mithridatic Wars fought in Greece and Asia Minor between Mithridates VI of Pontus and the Roman Republic.
The origin of the war was a dispute between Mithridates and Nicomedes IV, the king of Bithynia, over control of Cappadocia, a province of ancient Asia, modern Turkey.
The Romans and Armenians, the new superpowers in the region began rivalry.
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 Kingdoms of Anatolia - Pontus
Mithradates I was in the service of Antigones, one of Alexander the Great's successors, when he took advantage of the confusion caused by the Diadochian Wars, came to Pontus with only six horsemen and was able to assume the title of king.
Though opposed by the Romans in theory, little is done due mainly to Roman wars in Africa (Jugurtha), continuing social disorder, and the crisis of the Germanic (Cimbri and Teuton) invasions.
Pontus is at war with Rome, but is defeated by Pompey.
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 Wikinfo | Mithridatic Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
There have been three Mithridatic Wars between Rome and Pontus.
Second Mithridatic War: 83 BC - 81 BC
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 Trouble in the East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Second Mithridatic War was a brief intermezzo of the Peace of Dardanus, based on a misunderstanding.
He also allied himself to king Tigranes II the Great of Armenia, the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt, the Roman rebel Sertorius in Hispania, Thracian tribes, and the notorious Cilician pirates.
When war finally broke out, he also negotiated with the rebellious slave leader Spartacus.
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 Detail Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
War of the Brothers (Seleucus II against Antiochus Hierax).
Fifth Syrian War, between Antiochus III and Ptolemy V. Philip V was defeated in a naval battle off Chios.
Second Macedonian War between Rome and Philip V (to 197).
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 262 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ad loc.} In another war, in which he was involved with Sirrhas and Arrhabaeus, he purchased peace by giving his daughter in marriage to the former.
In the next year he was sent by Mithridates with a large fleet and army into Greece, where he reduced several islands, and after persuading the Athenians to abandon the cause of the Romans, he soon gained for Mithri­dates nearly the whole of Greece south of Thessaly.
In the meantime, Sulla, to whom the command of the war against Mithridates had been given, had ar-
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 Appian's History of Rome: The Mithridatic Wars
Appian of Alexandria (c.95-c.165) is the author of a Roman History and one of the most underestimated of all Greek historians.
Although only his books on the Roman Civil Wars survive in their entirety, large parts of other books have also come down to us.
There are two systems to divide the Mithridatic Wars: in 121 sections or 17 chapters.
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 Welcome to Frontiers
Cicero was therefore able to complement his legal and rhetorical education under such Roman luminaries as Quintus Mucius Scaevola and his son with tutelage from Philo and other eminent Athenians—all without leaving the relative safety of the capital in the mid-80s BC.
Second, many put their foreign training to unexpected and far-ranging uses upon their return to Russia: from diplomacy to portrait painting to travel narratives.
A series of skirmishes between Mithridates and one of Sulla’s lieutenants from 8381 BC comprises the Second Mithridatic War.
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 Lex Manilia
The beaks decorating the Rostra were from the pirate [Italian] stronghold of Antium destroyed in 338, and wars were fought in 229 and 219 against the Adriatic pirates [Illyrians].
In the second century both Rome and the Hellenistic states disbanded their navies, leaving an unpoliced Mediterranean in which piracy was rampant; it reached its height during the first century B.C. A succession of campaigns was fought during the forty years before Pompey appeared on the scene.
It suits Cicero's purpose to ignore the tradition of personal violence since he is concerned to contrast the mere insults repaid by war in the past with the recent slaughter which his contemporaries hesitate to revenge.
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 Rabelais - Pantagruel - Book 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In the First Mithridatic War (88-84 B.C.) he conquered (88 B.C.) most of Asia Minor, but in 85 B.C. he was defeated there and in Greece.
The Second Mithridatic War (83-81 B.C.) ended in a Roman defeat.
In the Third Mithridatic War (76-63 B.C.) Lucullus defeated Mithridates, and Pompey drove the king into the Crimea, where he had himself killed by a slave.
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 Consuls of the Roman Republic
Warfare was carried on by Marius against the revolt of Jugurtha and invasions by the Celtic (not German) tribes of the Teutones and Cimbri.
Sulla was given command to deal with Mithridates III of Pontus, who turned the Black Sea into a Pontic lake, overran Anatolia, and invaded Greece (First Mithridatic War, 88-85).
The political appointment of generals, especially in the Civil War, has existed in American history, but successful generals, from the Civil War on, have tended to be career military professionals.
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 Plutarch's Life of Sylla
Social War, he relates, that the earth near the Laverna opened, and a quantity of fire came rushing out of it, shooting up with a bright flame into the heavens.
tribune, a man second to none in any villanies, so that it was less the question what others he surpassed, but rather in what respects he most surpassed himself in wickedness.
Lucius Lucullus to give place to his successor, Sylla, and resign the war to whom it was decreed, he presently left Boeotia, and retired back to Sentius, although his success had outgone all hopes, and Greece was well disposed to a new revolution, upon account of his gallant behavior.
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 Historia Mundi - Alternate History Discussion Board
With the extension of citizenship, the entire Social War is averted.
[8] Due to the short lived nature of this war, it is not considered a true civil war, but a mere uprising.
While this would be unenforceable in the short term, should a usurper actually succeed, the hope is that when the usurper is out of power, the law could be enforced.
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 Astrology of Julius Caesar with horoscope chart, quotes, biography, and images   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
On the outbreak of the Mithridatic War, Caesar fights against a royal detachment in Asia province.
A new triumvirate was found — the Second and final one — with Octavian, Antony, and Caesar's loyal cavalry commander Lepidus as the third member.
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 Sketches in the History of Western Philosophy
It is all inherited by the Romans, perhaps symbolicly with the killing of Archimedes at Syracuse by a Roman soldier in 212 (during the Second Punic War, 218-201).
Once the war was won, the Romans continued to press their advantage, occupying Sardinia and Corsica (237) and gaining a toehold in Illyrium and Epirus (228).
In the second place, however, it meant a revival of the concerns of Classical learning, meaning those which were humanistic in the Greek sense, and a turning away from what was seen as the obscurantism and irrelevant abstraction of scholasticism.
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 Third Mithridatic War
The third Roman war against Mithridates VI, King of Pontus, was really a continuation of the second.
Lucullus, the Roman legate in charge of carrying out the war effort, was semi-successful, but ultimately unable to win a final victory.
Mithridates had vast wealth from his own campaigns at his disposal, but many years of continuous war had taken its toll.
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 3701 AM - 4000 AM or 2999 BC - 1 BC
The Romans were at that time at war with Macedonia, and Polybius says that this eclipse was interpreted as an omen of the eclipse of a king and thus encouraged the Romans and discouraged the Macedonians."...
In Judaea, Aristobulus is released by Caesar, and is murdered by Pompeian adherents.
In Rome: Second Triumvirate of OCTAVIAN, ANTONY and LEPIDUS.
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 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This was a civil war against Rome by its Italian allies who demanded full Roman citizenship and other privileges.
He captured Rome with six legions when Marius was given the command in Asia Minor rather than him.
Instead, Caesar crossed the Rubicon River (a stream on the border of Italy and Cisalpine Gaul) and invaded Italy, beginning a new civil war.
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