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Mithridateslocked

  • Dale E. Monson

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Libretto subject used in the 17th and 18th centuries. Its source is Roman history as related in Florus, Appian of Alexandria and others; many librettos relied on Jean Racine ’s Mithridate (1673), a work favoured by Louis XIV.

Mithridates VI, King of Pontus (called ‘the Great’, ...

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