Battle of Artaxata

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Artaxata

partof=Third Mithridatic War
date= 68 BC
place=Artaxata, Armenia| result=Roman victory [ [ Tigranes II the Great] article by Jona Lendering "68: Second Armenian defeat at Artaxata"]
combatant1=Roman Republic
combatant2=Kingdom of Armenia,
Iberian Spearman
commander2=Tigranes II

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.


*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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