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... of the overbearing tactics they had employed in dealing with Philip , though it
may have been softened , on this new occasion , by the hint or suggestion that , if
he complied , they themselves , in compensation , would not set foot in Asia .
This was to be fought against King Mithridates vi of Pontus in northern Asia Minor
- the first of several wars against that monarch , extending over a period of twenty
- five years . A noted hunter , lover and warrior , Mithridates affected Hellenism ...
However , Sulla , refusing to accept this dismissal , fled to the troops he had been
destined to command in Asia Minor ( his old soldiers in the Social War ) , and
instead led them successfully in an attack upon Rome itself . It was a fateful ...
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