Definition of Mithridates VI in English:

Mithridates VI

(also Mithradates VI)

Pronunciation /miTHrəˌdādēz T͟HəˈsiksTH/ /mɪθrəˌdeɪdiz ðəˈsɪksθ/

proper noun

  • (c.132–63 BC), king of Pontus 120–163; known as Mithridates the Great. His expansionist policies led to three wars with Rome (88–85, 83–82, and 74–66). He was finally defeated by Pompey.