Tigranes II of Armenia (Person, Concept)

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Tigranes II of Armenia (en), Tigrane II d'Arménie (fr), Tigranes II el Grande (es), Tigrane II (it), Tigranes II. (de), Τιγράνης ο Μέγας (el)Additional labels
Alternate Label
Tigranes II (en)


Tigranes II, more commonly known as Tigranes the Great was King of Armenia under whom the country became, for a short time, the strongest state to Rome's east. He was a member of the Artaxiad Royal House. Under his reign, the Armenian kingdom expanded beyond its traditional boundaries, allowing Tigranes to claim the title Great King, and involving Armenia in many battles against opponents such as the Parthian and Seleucid empires, and the Roman Republic.

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