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7un? ioo ships, which the consul M. Aurelius Cotta brought to the relief of the city,
and destroyed it completely. Thus the whole brunt of the war fell upon Cotta's
colleague L. Licinius Lucullus, whom the Senate had appointed to the provinces
Though Tigranes had Lutullut withheld active assistance from Mithridates against
Lucullus, he now/1"TM 0 stood firm against the demand for his surrender. But the
Roman ^,ar general would take no denial. In 69 he crossed the Euphrates and ...
Lucullus is attacked on his " home front ". Lucullus retreats into Asia Minor.
Evading Tigranes by an unexpected swerve along a more easterly route (past
Lake Van), the Roman general made good his retreat to Mesopotamia and
wintered with ...
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