Lessons on the tides of history from Mithridates VI of Pontus; Rome’s irrepressible foe

Mithridates VI of Pontus
Map of the Pontic Kingdom before the reign of Mithridates VI (darkest purple), after his conquests (purple), and his conquests in the first Mithridatic wars (pink); Javierfv1212, . “The Kingdom of Pontus.” Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 Jun 2020. Web. 09 Aug 2020.
the Bosporan Kingdom
a tetradrachm of Mithridates VI

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