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- king of Armenia, 95-55 B.C.
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The births of Tigranes of Armenia and Tiraeus of Charax.
Tigranes establishes himself as king of Armenia after being release
Tigranes invades Cappadocia and drives out Ariobarzanes.
Tigranes of Armenia defeats the Parthians and conquers part of Meso
Tigranes invades and conquers Syria.
Tigranes invades Cappadocia with an overwhelming force.
Tigranes founds the city of Tigranocerta; many of the inhabitants
Tigranes settles Arabs in the region of Commagene and Cilicia.
Sinope, and appeals to his son Machares and to Tigranes for help
Mithridates escapes to his father-in-law Tigranes, in Armenia.
Tigranes allows Mithridates to stay in Armenia, but refuses to meet
Ap.Claudius as an envoy to Tigranes to demand the surrender of Mit
tly wins over Zarbienus and other disaffected subjects of Tigranes
Tigranes captures Ptolemais, but is soon afterwards recalled home
Ap.Claudius meets Tigranes, and bluntly warns him of the consequenc
Tigranes despises the small size of Lucullus' army, and ignores Mit
Lucullus wins an overwhelming victory over Tigranes.
Mithridates persuades Tigranes to keep on fighting against the Roma
a Selene is put to death by Tigranes, after being imprisoned at Sel
Tigranes loses control of Syria.
Tigranes and Mithridates raise another army.
off an attack by Mithridates and Tigranes near the river Arsanias
Tigranes attacks L.Fannius.
Mithridates and Tigranes invade Cappadocia, and expel Ariobarzanes
Tigranes refuses to offer refuge to Mithridates.
Tigranes faces a revolt by his son, who receives assistance from
Pompeius meets Tigranes near Artaxata, and reinstates him as king
Parthia, invades Armenia but later on agrees a truce with Tigranes
Clodius helps Tigranes, the son of king Tigranes, to escape from
Artavasdes becomes king of Armenia, after the death of Tigranes
subdued Mithridates and Tigranes, was the first man who
and also after that of Tigranes, the king of Armenia,
of two kings, Mithridates and Tigranes. And Sittius, also
Mithridates king of Pontus and Tigranes king of Arme
were received in a war with Tigranes, King of the Armen
Joseph:AJ_* 13.419-421 *
news was brought that Tigranes, the king of Armenia,
nia, and making war with Tigranes; but when Scaurus was
She also prevailed with Tigranes, king of Armenia, who
when he fought against Tigranes; so Scaurus came to Dama
led with him Artabazes, Tigranes's son, captive, as a pre
menia, at this time, was Tigranes, who had long before bee
that whatever Gordius or Tigranes did, was imputed to him;
of all were directed to Tigranes king of Armenia, who,
it seven years. Tigranes, king of Armenia, with whom
leper, king of Syria, Tigranes the king of the Armenian
of Dionices heard that Tigranes, the king of the Armenia
Pontius, who defeated Tigranes, the local ruler of the
Parthians, the Medes, Tigranes the Armenian, the kings
Parthia and to his son-in-law Tigranes the king of Armeni
tion from his son-in-law Tigranes, and he expected suffici
not come into the presence of Tigranes. Then Tigranes fel
sand horse, was to fight Tigranes and his army of a hundre
uch as the anger against Tigranes inspired in you by the
- son of Tigranes, king of Armenia
Tigranes' son deserts to the Romans.
without any other territories; Tigranes' son is kept as a prisoner
s Tigranes, the son of king Tigranes, to escape from custody at the
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