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Zela

Zela (zēˈlə) [key], ancient city of Pontus, NE Asia Minor. There Mithradates VI defeated Triarius c.67 B.C., and in 47 B.C. Julius Caesar defeated Pharnaces, king of Pontus, recording the victory in his famous dispatch "Veni, vidi, vici" [I came, I saw, I conquered]. It is the modern Zile, Turkey.

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