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Synopsis: Juba accompanies Gaius Caesar on his Eastern expedition. “Tigranes…marched forth with an army of such huge proportions that he actually laughed heartily at the appearance of the Romans present there. He is said to have remarked that, in cases where they came to make war, only a few presented themselves, but when it was an embassy, many came.” - Cassius Dio, Rome, Book 36 “Pompey…announced to his soldiers that Mithridates was dead…Upon this the army filled with joy and, as was natural, gave itself up to sacrifices and entertainments, feeling that in the person of Mithridates ten thousand enemies had died.” - Plutarch, The Life of Pompey http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/Episode_B6_Eurus.mp3 Map of the Near East c. 1 BC:http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/Near_East_1BC.jpg Near East Family Trees:http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/3_Near_East_A.pdf http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/4_Near_East_B.pdf. . .