Mithridates VI o Pontus

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Mithridates VI
Keeng o Keengs[1]
Mithridates VI Louvre.jpg
Mithridates VI frae the Musée du Louvre
Keeng o Pontus
Ring120–63 BC
PredecessorMithridates V o Pontus
SuccessorPharnaces II o Pontus
Born135 BC
Sinope, Kinrick o Pontus
Dee'd63 BC (aged 71–72)
Buirialeither Sinope or Amaseia
Spouse
Issue
Full name
Mithridates VI Eupator Dionysius o Pontus
HooseMithridatic
FaitherMithridates V o Pontus
MitherLaodice VI

Mithridates VI or Mithradates VI (Greek: Μιθραδάτης, Μιθριδάτης,[2] frae Auld Persie Miθradāta, "gift o Mithra") (135–63 BC), an aw kent as Mithradates the Great (Megas) and Eupator Dionysius, wis keeng o Pontus an Armenie Minor in northren Anatolie frae aboot 120–63 BC.

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  1. electricpulp.com. "PONTUS – Encyclopaedia Iranica". 
  2. The spellin "Mithridates" wis the Roman Laitin version, but "Mithradates", the spellin uised in Greek inscriptions an Mithridates' awn cunyies, is regainin precedence, see e.g. Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3d ed.