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Having no other war on its hands at this moment, the Senate ordered Mithridates
to evacuate Cappadocia in terms sufficiently peremptory to secure prompt
obedience. Two years later the king endeavoured to steal back into Cappadocia
Though Mithridates escaped capture, he had been fought to a standstill, and his
only remaining resource was to beat down Sulla and Fimbria in a Dutch auction
of peace conditions. In the summer of 85 Sulla crossed the Dardanelles with the ...
... 308 (army reforms) ; 310 (allies with Saturninus); 320-23 (Italian War) ; 324-5 (
quarrel with Sulla) ; 325, 330 (exile) ; 327 (return to Italy) ; 326 (instigates
massacre in Rome) ; 331 (visit to Mithridates) ; 327, 451 (settles veterans in Africa
) ; 307, ...
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