(Ἀρκαθίας; Arkathías). Son of Mithridates VI (different from Ariarathes IX [1; 2; 3]), led 10,000 horsemen from Lesser Armenia into the opening battle of the Mithridatic Wars (autumn of 89 BC) at the Amnias against Nicomedes IV; he marched with a Pontic army in 88/87 BC through Macedonia and organized the conquered territories into satrapies. He fell ill at the Tisaeum in Magnesia and died (App. Mith. 63-65; 137; 156).
1 Magie, 1105 note 41
2 B.C. McGing, The Foreign Policy of Mithridates VI Eupator King of Pont…