Battle of Artaxata

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Artaxata


caption=
partof=Third Mithridatic War
date= 68 BC
place=Artaxata, Armenia| result=Roman victory [ [http://www.livius.org/ti-tn/tigranes/tigranes_ii.html Tigranes II the Great] article by Jona Lendering "68: Second Armenian defeat at Artaxata"]
combatant1=Roman Republic
combatant2=Kingdom of Armenia,
Iberian Spearman
commander1=Lucullus
commander2=Tigranes II
strength1=
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casualties1=
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The Battle of Artaxata was fought in 68 BC between the Roman Republic and the Kingdom of Armenia. The Romans were led by Consul Lucius Licinius Lucullus, while the Armenians were led by King Tigranes II, who was sheltering King Mithridates VI of Pontus.

References

*An Encyclopedia of Battles: Accounts of Over 1560 Battles from 1479 B.C. to the Present By David Eggenberger - Page 30


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