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Summary

Tigranocerta, the capital city of Armenian King Tigranes II. Strabo remarks that the king filled Tigranocerta with people gathered from twelve Greek cities, that he ravaged. A Roman force under Lucius Lucullus defeated Tigranes at the Battle of Tigrano

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  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

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Citadel of Arzen

Citadel of Arzen

Battle of Tigranocerta (69 BC)

The Battle of Tigranocerta (Armenian: Տիգրանակերտի ճակատամարտը, Tigranakerti tchakatamartə) was fought on October 6, 69 BC between the forces of the Roman Republic and the army of the Kingdom of Armenia led by King Tigranes the Gre

Theater of Arzen

Theater of Arzen

Ancient Road Tigranocerta-Ahlat

Ancient Road Tigranocerta-Ahlat

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tigranocerta, the capital city of Armenian King Tigranes II. Strabo remarks that the king filled Tigranocerta with people gathered from twelve Greek cities, that he ravaged. A Roman force under Lucius Lucullus defeated Tigranes at the Battle of Tigranocerta nearby in 69 BC, and afterwards sacked the city, sending many of the people back to their original homes.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tigranocerta

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