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fall in with Mithridates' suggestion that they should seize Galatia and
Paphlagonia (104). This was done; at Rome only Saturninus raised a protest
which was quickly smothered with bribes. The two kings then turned against
Cappadocia but ...
Eager to win the war himself, Cotta rushed into action and after defeat by land
and sea he was besieged at Chalcedon.17 Mithridates then advanced to Cyzicus
, which he started to besiege, but Lucullus arrived and managed to cut off the ...
But he had saved Roman Asia from conquest by Mithridates and exploitation by
the Equites, and though the final phase of his service in the East was an
anticlimax, yet there can be no doubt that he had broken the real strength of the
two kings ...
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