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(Ἀρταουάσδης; Artaouásdēs).

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[1] I. King of Armenia between 160 and 120 BC

King of Armenia between 160 and 120 BC. He was the son of Artaxias I and father (not brother) of Tigranes I. Toward the end of his rule, he was attacked by the Arsacid  Mithridates II (Just. Epit. 42,2,6), whic…

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Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld) and Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), “Artavasdes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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