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Zenobius
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(Ζηνόβιος/Zēnóbios).

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[1] General of Mithridates [6] VI, 1st cent. BC

General of Mithridates [6] VI in the first of the Mithridatic Wars (89-85 BC). He captured Chios in 86 BC and organized, despite the payment of the imposed fine of 2,000 talents, deportation of the entire population to the Black Sea (App. Mithr. 180-187; Colchis: Ath. 6,266), in order to warn other cities agains…

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Eder, Walter (Berlin), Furley, William D. (Heidelberg) and Bowie, Ewen (Oxford), “Zenobius”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12215630>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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