Tigranes the Great
|King of Armenia|
Tigranes the Great on a coin
|Reign||95 BCE–55 BCE|
Tigranes the Great (Armenian: Տիգրան Մեծ, Greek: Τιγράνης ο Μέγας; also called Tigranes II and sometimes Tigranes I) was the king of Armenia. He ruled from 95 BCE to 55 BCE. His country became for a short time the strongest state in the Roman East.
Tigranes was born around 140 BCE and was the son or nephew of Artavasdes I or Tigranes I.
Tigranes the Great represented the Artaxiad Royal House.
He was involved in many battles during his reign. He had battles against the Parthian, Seleucid, and Roman empires.
Related pages[change | change source]
- Kingdom of Armenia (Antiquity) (Expanded lands massively)
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