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Mithridates, king of Pontus
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In this richly illustrated book--the first biography of Mithradates in fifty years--Adrienne Mayor combines a storyteller's gifts with the most recent archaeological and scientific discoveries to tell the tale of Mithradates as it has never been told before.
The Poison King describes a life brimming with spectacle and excitement. Claiming Cited by: A military biography of Mithridates VI ‘the Great’ of Pontus, Rome’s most persistent enemy. The Mithridiatic wars stretched over half a century and two continents, and have a fascinating cast of pirates, rebels, turncoats and poisoners (though an unfortunate lack of heroes with untarnished motives)/5(27).
Mithridates I Ctistes (in Greek Mιθριδάτης Kτίστης; reigned – BC), also known as Mithridates III of Cius, was a Persian nobleman and the founder (this is the meaning of the word Ctistes, literally Builder) of the Kingdom of Pontus in Anatolia.
Mithridates is said to have been of the same age as Demetrios Poliorketes, which means he was born in the mids BC. This book is about the clash of the Hellenistic world with the Romans, about a late Mithridates king, a dominant figure of the first century B.C., who refused to accept his inclusion in the Roman sphere of control, and attempted to assert his political independence.
A subsidiary theme is the espousal of hellenism by a non-Greek work examines first the early history of Pontus, and. King of Pontus book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rome, wracked with civil war at home and taunted by the tribes of Gau /5. King Mithridates the Great of Pontus: The Life and Legacy of the Leader Who Challenged Rome During the Mithridatic Wars looks at how Mithridates and his kingdom rose in power and became one of the Roman Republic’s most legendary enemies.
You will learn about Mithridates like never before. Mithradates VI Of Pontus ( BCE), often referred to as the Poison King was a brilliant toxicologist.
He was obsessed with poison and took small doses of a specially prepared poison to help him develop a resistance if some should try to poison him. He impressed by eating poison, murdered his own mother to become king and he was Rome's worst enemy.
King Mithridates hated the Roman. King of Pontus; the life of Mithradates Eupator by Alfred Duggan (Book) A prologue spoken at Mithridates King of Pontus, the first play acted at the Theatre royal this year, by John Dryden (). Mithridates VI Eupator, the last king of Pontos, was undoubtedly one of the most prominent figures in the late Hellenistic period.
Throughout his long reign ( BC), the political and cultural landscape of Asia Minor and the Black Sea area was reshaped along new lines.
The authors present new archaeological research and new interpretations of various aspects of Pontic society and. A military biography of Mithridates VI 'the Great' of Pontus, Rome's most persistent enemy.
The Mithridiatic wars stretched over half a century and two continents, and have a fascinating cast of pirates, rebels, turncoats and poisoners (though /5. Book cover of The Poison King. Image: courtesy of Dr. Adrienne Mayor. Map of the Kingdom of Pontus, Before the reign of Mithridates VI (darkest purple), after his conquests (purple), and his conquests in the first Mithridatic wars (pink).Author: James Wiener.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duggan, Alfred Leo, He died old, Mithradates Eupator, King of Pontus. London: Mithridates Davies, Mithridates VI of Pontus: | | | Mithridates VI | | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.
Bituitus, thus appealed to, rendered the king the service that he desired.  So died Mithridates, who was the sixteenth in descent from Darius, the son of Hystaspes, king of the Persians, and the eighth from that Mithridates who left the Macedonians and acquired the kingdom of Pontus.
He lived sixty-eight or sixty-nine years, and of these. Interest in Mithridates VI Eupator, both scholarly and popular, has a long history. Renowned for toxicology, multilingualism and not least for his endurance in the long struggle with Rome, which eventually led to his downfall, Mithridates VI is one of the few personalities of antiquity that has been the main character in both poetry, historical fiction, plays and operas as well as in an.
Mithridates, the Pontine king who was fighting the Romans for forty years, is defeated and believed dead. Xiphares, the son who is, like his father, an enemy of Rome, deplores sincerely the loss.
Charismatic, brave and ruthless, the first century B.C. Persian king Mithradates was a master of warfare and toxicology who nearly brought the Roman Empire down. Adrienne Mayor’s The Poison King is a stunning portrait of the greatest ruler time forgot. Mayor will discuss her book this Thursday, J at the Central Library.
Pharnaces II of Pontus, also known as Pharnaces II (Greek: Φαρνάκης; about 97–47 BC) was the king of the Bosporan Kingdom until his death. He was a monarch of Persian and Greek Macedonian was the youngest child born to King Mithridates VI of Pontus from his first wife, his sister Queen Laodice.
He was born and raised in the Kingdom of Pontus and was the namesake of his Father: Mithridates VI of Pontus. Mithridates VI or Mithradates VI (; Greek: Μιθραδάτης, Μιθριδάτης), from Old Persian Miθradāta, "gift of Mithra"; –63 BC, also known as Mithradates the Great (Megas) and Eupator Dionysius, was king of Pontus and Armenia Minor in northern Anatolia (now Turkey) from about –63 BC.
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In a time when husbands and sons were killed by other members of the royal family to gain or maintain political power, Mithridates, as a teenager, went into hiding with his friends in the harsh mountains and canyons of his homeland to ensure his survival.5/5(5).
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MITHRIDATES VI Eupator Dionysos (r. BCE), last king of Pontus, the Hellenistic kingdom that emerged in northern Asia Minor in the early years of the 3rd century BCE ().He is noted primarily for his opposition to Rome.
Of the three wars he fought against Rome, the first ( BCE), in which his armies swept through Asia Minor and Greece, eventually only meeting defeat at the hands of.
Mithridates was a legendary king who ruled Pontus. Known as Mithridates VI, or Mithridates VI Eupator Dionysius of Pontus, the prince was of Persian and Greek descent. His father died from poison and his mother was regent of the kingdom until His father died from being poisoned and his mother was regent of the kingdom until Mithridates was of age.
Mithridates VI or Mithradates VI (Greek: Μιθραδάτης), from Old Persian Mithradatha, "gift of Mithra"; –63 BC, also known as Mithradates the Great (Megas) and Eupator Dionysius, was king of Pontus and Armenia Minor in northern Anatolia (now Turkey) from about –63 dates is remembered as one of the Roman Republic ’s most formidable and successful enemies, who Father: Mithridates V of Pontus.
Mithridates VI or Mithradates VI, also known as Mithridates the Great, was the King of Pontus in Asia Minor BC to 63 BC. The ambitious Mithridates engaged Rome three times in three seperate Mithridatic Wars, fighting against the great Roman generals Sulla, Lucullus,and Pompey the Great, proving to be one of their most competent adversaries.
Mithridates VI, also known as Eupator Dionysius, ruled Pontus (in modern-day Turkey) from BC. He was known as one of Rome’s most formidable enemies.
The father of Mithridates VI (King Mithridates V) had died of poisoning (probably coming from his wife). "Bibliography" published on 01 Jan by Brill.
The third Roman war against Mithridates VI, King of Pontus, was really a continuation of the second. Lucullus, the Roman legate in charge of carrying out the war effort, was semi-successful, but ultimately unable to win a final victory.
By 67 BC, he had been replaced by the Consul Glabrio, through the efforts of the tribune Gabinius. – Mithradates VI Of Pontus ( BCE), often referred to as the Poison King was a brilliant toxicologist.
He was obsessed with poison and took small doses of a specially prepared poison to help him develop a resistance if some should try to poison him. Living in times when slipping poison into food or drink was a reality that had been one of the choice methods of.
I read this book as I was preparing for a trip to the Republic of Georgia, in the Caucasus. Georgia, much like neighbouring Turkey, is an historical palimpsest, and this was a wonderfully readable history of the region, which certainly reached one of its golden ages under Mithridates VI (–63 BC), also known as Mithridates Eupator and Mithridates the : Bookface.
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Mithridates VI Eupator 'the Great', king of Pontus, is remembered as one of the Roman Republic's most persistent enemies, despite only winning one major battle against a genuinely Roman army, at Zela in 67 B.C. During his reign he was responsible for turning Pontus into the dominant power on the Black Sea, but in the course of three wars against the Romans lost his kingdom, and died after.
King Mithridates and the Black Sea Empire - Duration: Invictaviews. The Poison King Book Review Kingdom of Pontus during the reign of Mithridates VI.
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Recommended By. Numerous educational institutions. Mithridates Eupator et son père. (Paris: Rollin, ), by Théodore Reinach (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Filed under: Mithridates VI Eupator, King of Pontus, approximately B.C B.C.
-- Drama. Mithridate (in French), by Jean Racine (Gutenberg ebook) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Mithridates VI Eupator ‘the Great’ was to become a byword for his hatred of Rome and his atrocities in Asia.
At the end of his life, in 63 b.c., rumour had it that he was still planning to march on Italy, like an eastern Hannibal, via Scythia, Thrace and the myths arose about him during his fifty-seven-year reign and his more than forty years of confrontation with Rome.
*Pontus *Pontus. Historical kingdom in Asia Minor (now part of Turkey) whose independence from Rome King Mithridates the Great fought long, but ultimately unsuccessfully, to preserve.Mithridates king of Pontus and enemy of Rome was an interesting mixture of cultures; Iranian clan chief and Greek king.
His long life and numerous campaigns against Rome must surely tip him beyond even Hannibal as a dangerous enemy; to the last he is storied to /5(21).