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Tigranes
(812 words)

(Τιγράνης/Tigránēs).

[German version]

[1] T. I.

Father of T. [2] (App. Syr. 48), king of Armenia around 120-95 BC.

[German version]

[2] T. II.

Son of T. [1], born in 140 BC. In c. 120 BC, after a lost battle against the Parthians, he was given over to them, to be released in Armenia in 95. For his release, he had to hand over an area containing 70 valleys. In c. 93, T. annexed Orontes' [6] IV kingdom of Sophene. Not later th…

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Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld), “Tigranes”, 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 02 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1214050>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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