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- a country north of Mesopotamia and south of the Caucasus mountains
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+ Armenian , Armenians
Armenia is governed by Artaxias and Zariadris, two generals of Antioc
iochus and goes via Crete to Armenia, where Artaxias has established
Antiochus defeats Artaxias, king of Armenia.
Artaxias establishes a large independent kingdom in Armenia.
arthian king establishes his brother Valarsaces as ruler of Armenia.
The births of Tigranes of Armenia and Tiraeus of Charax.
ces defeats the Macedonians, and strengthens the kingdom of Armenia.
the death of Valarsaces, Arsaces (? Arshag) becomes king of Armenia.
death of Arsaces, Ardasches (? Artavasdes) becomes king of Armenia.
The conquests of Artavasdes, king of Armenia, in the west.
tablishes himself as king of Armenia after being released by the Part
Tigranes of Armenia defeats the Parthians and conquers part of Mesopo
Mithridates escapes to his father-in-law Tigranes, in Armenia.
anes allows Mithridates to stay in Armenia, but refuses to meet him.
Lucullus crosses the Euphrates at Tomisa, and invades Armenia.
llus and Sextilius defeat an Armenian cavalry force, led by Mithrobar
efuses to march further into Armenia, amidst rumours that he is plann
During Lucullus' invasion of Armenia, Roman armies penetrate further
reinstates him as king of Armenia, without any other territories;
the king of Parthia, invades Armenia but later on agrees a truce with
Artavasdes becomes king of Armenia, after the death of Tigranes.
rtavasdes to advance through Armenia, but instead he marches towards
uffers many casualties when he is forced to retreat through Armenia.
Antonius invades Armenia and captures king Artavasdes.
onius celebrates a triumph in Alexandria for his victory in Armenia.
Artaxias is established as king of Armenia by the Parthians.
Artavasdes, king of Armenia, is executed, by order of Cleopatra.
ia: and the kings of the Armenians and Persians are only
Tigranes, the king of Armenia, and having triumphed,
Pontus and Tigranes king of Armenia. He defeated l
Agarra, where the felt-capped Armenians drink the water
Sun as he rose saw Armenia subdued by his hands and German
ted Paphlagonia, Pontus, Armenia and Achaia, also Iberia,
they were now in the land of Armenia. When they heard
ed, and then he sailed away to Armenia. Immediately it beg
The inhabitants of Armenia made wooden amulets out of his
ght to the highest part of the Armenian mountains. Then
& [from Asia, Pontus, Armenia, Paphla]gonia, Cappadocia
inces. All Pontus, Armenia Major, all Oriens, with Mesopot
the confines of Armenia, under Lucius Lucullus, Roman
on the battlefield, in Armenia Major, he himself, with
over the Rhaeti, Vindelici, Armenians and Pannonians.
dit for it. Again, Armenia and the neighbouring provinces
odomannus was made governor of Armenia. Sometime after,
cted to Tigranes king of Armenia, who, in addition to the
Just_* 42.2-4 *
against Artoadistes, king of Armenia. But since we here
Tigranes, king of Armenia, with whom Lucullus warred, die
Tigranes the king of the Armenians came and fought a great
igranes, the king of the Armenians, had been overthrown,
in exile with the king of the Armenians. But Zeilas retu
the Medes, Tigranes the Armenian, the kings of the Phrygi
widespread slaughter of the Armenians. The number of
ort march away), and the Armenian, ready to flee, and the
in his march over the Armenian mountains he was joined
the Arabians, Aramaeans, and Armenians. & & see also:
and the Medes and the Armenians and the Nomads and the
(c. 200) e was allotted the land of Armenia, since king . .
Minor - the western part of Armenia, next to Pontus
a boundary-marker set up in the name of Artaxias, king of Armenia.
Lucullus gains control of Armenia Minor.
Mithridates invades Armenia Minor, and kills Attidius on a charge of
Pompeius invades Armenia Minor, and forces Mithridates to retreat.
hbouring kings: Deiotarus in Armenia Minor, Ariobarzanes in Cappadoci
Antonius assigns Armenia Minor to Polemon.
kingdom was occupied; Armenia Minor, which he likewise
attacked Mithridates in Armenia Minor, prevailed in a nig
rator", after conquering Armenia and Mesopotamia and captu
was sent by Augustus to seize Armenia [ or "the Jews" -
Tigranes, the king of Armenia, had made an irruption
Iberia, but was laying waste Armenia, and besieging its
while he was himself in Armenia, and making war with Tigr
with Tigranes, king of Armenia, who lay with his troops
was sent into Syria from Armenia by Pompeius the Great,
[38.3] The king of Armenia, at this time, was Tigranes,
the Greater and Lesser Armenia, they would find that nei
him. He conquered Armenia, Cilicia and Syria, and put an
on-in-law Tigranes the king of Armenia. The others gave
himself reached Armenia, though Lucullus sent Marcus
stayed in the region of Armenia for a year and eight mont
an intention to seize Armenia, and then to try Media
adjoining province of Armenia, which was disturbed by
n-chief of the forces in Armenia and Cappadocia; and wrot
flight through Media and Armenia into Cappadocia ; but he
ULLUS. Lucullus in Armenia, with ten thousand foot in armo
his daughter's son into Armenia, he begged of the Gods
Orontes, the satrap of Armenia, which contained this mes
etes, and Artaxias the king of Armenia. Of these, the firs
us. Cappadocia and Armenia, Bithynia and Heracleia, Bospho
Artaxias, the king of Armenia, who will arise from the
land of the Medes and great Armenia and subdued them.
pproaches of the land of Armenia where the Dklat' is and
border between Cappadocia and Armenia. And although he
been devastated, withdrew into Armenia. Thereupon the Roma
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