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mithridate

(mĭth′rĭ-dāt′)
n.
An antidote against poison, especially a confection formerly held to be an antidote to all poisons.
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In Mithridate there is a similarly vital 'Roman' dimension.
A l'approche de la mort, l'amour se libere de l'emprise de la "volonte du pouvoir"; alors Mithridate jouit de cette clairvoyance qui, selon les anciens (37), est octroyee aux seuls mourants.
7) In Mithridate any radical change in the expected use of tragic time will thus involve an equally radical departure from the typical tragic structure.
Marius and Sulla, once allies, entered into a tempestuous feud over who was to command the Roman army sent east to suppress the anti-Roman dictator Mithridates.
Mithridates son, Aristion, Archelaus, bearing crownes
Among the figures are Aspasia, a highly educated woman from Miletus who settled in Athens around 440 BC; first-century Roman emperor Caligula; woman Greek poet Erinna, who died young, probably aged 19; Mithridates (132-63), King of Pontus on the Black Sea; and Spartacus, who led Roman slaves in revolt.
Funes enlists some of these prodigious accomplishments regarding memory "recorded in the Naturalis historia: Cyrus, king of the Persians, who could call every soldier in his armies by name; Mithridates Eupator, who administered the law in the twenty-two languages of his empire; Simonides, inventor of the science of mnemonics; Metrodorus, who practiced the art of faithfully repeating what he had heard only once" (72).
The girls performed in John Crowne's Calisto: or, The Chaste Nymph, designed to showcase Mary's eligibility for marriage, and Nathaniel Lee's steamy tragedy, Mithridates.
In a similar vein, Michaela Andreatta reflects on the work of Flavius Mithridates in fifteenth-century Florence, who was 'irreverent and exploitative' (p.
Babel texts and artworks are indicators of the claim that, since Greek civilization, Parthians were Greek advocators so that guldens in that era are engraved with Greek calligraphy and Mithridates the great is known as a friend of Greece.
the Pontic King Mithridates -- en route to battling an Egyptian fleet that had moved into the Black Sea -- crossed over the Bosporus, asking for help from the Galatians, with whom they had previously struck an agreement.
amp; Johnson, 1997 X "Thecla" asa (Hewitson, 1873) X X Theritas hemon ( Cramer, 1775) X X Theritas crines Druce, 1907 X Theritas mavors (Hubner, 1818) X HESPERIIDAE Achlyodes busirus (Cramer, 1779) X X Achlyodespallida (Felder, 1869) X X X Achlyodes mithridates thraso (Hubner (1807)) X X Anastrus sempiternus (Butler & Druce) X Arotis derassa ssp.