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Pharasmanes
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(Φαρασμάνης; Pharasmánēs).

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[1] Ph. I. King in the Caucasus (1st cent. AD)

Son of Mithridates [19] and king of Iberia [1] (Caucasus). From AD 35, as an ally of Rome, P. had been supporting the Armenian kingdom of his brother Mithridates [20] (Tac. Ann. 6,32-35; 11,8-9) and, after AD 51, that of his own son Radamistus (Tac. Ann. 12,44-47). His relatives’ failure as client kings to Rome (cf. Tac. Ann.…

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Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Pharasmanes”, 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 22 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e918290>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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