(Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto). Ten. Father of Farnace and Sifare, and betrothed to Aspasia. While he is absent at war, Farnace declares his love for Aspasia who later confesses her love for Sifare. Mitridate swears revenge, but facing defeat by the Romans, forgives them all. Created (1770) by Guglielmo d’Ettore.