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Battle of the Lycus

Battle of the Lycus
Part of Third Mithridatic War
Date 66 BC
Location Lycus River, Ionia
Result Roman victory
Roman Republic Pontus
Commanders and leaders
Pompey Mithridates VI

The Battle of the Lycus was fought in 66 BC between the Roman Republic army of Pompey and the forces of Mithridates VI of Pontus. The Romans easily won the battle with few losses. Mithridates later committed suicide, finally ending the Third Mithridatic War.

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