Pontus - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a country on the north-east coast of Anatolia
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Mithridates I of Pontus greatly expands his kingdom during his long
The death of Ariobarzanes of Pontus, who is succeeded by his son Mith
the territory of Mithridates of Pontus, and of his ally Heracleia.
Antiochus marries Laodice, the daughter of Mithridates of Pontus.
a treaty between the city of Chersonesus and Pharnaces of Pontus.
Gordius, allegedly at the instigation of Mithridates of Pontus.
trabo, moves from Cnossus to Pontus at the invitation of Mithridates.
Parthians, and enters into negotiations with Mithridates of Pontus.
Nicomedes invades Pontus, with the support of the Roman envoys.
Mithridates forcibly transports the inhabitants of Chios to Pontus.
Philetaerus is convicted of attempting to start a revolt in Pontus.
Murena invades Pontus, ignoring instructions brought from Rome by Cal
by sea from Nicomedeia to Pontus, but many of his ships are destro
Lucullus invades Pontus.
nexpectedly off the coast of Pontus, and defeats the navy of Heraclei
Lucullus' garrisons in Pontus start to mutiny.
Mithridates re-enters Pontus and wins support against the Romans.
is appointed to take over Lucullus' command in Bithynia and Pontus.
defeat on the Roman army in Pontus, commanded by Triarius, at Zela.
Lucullus returns to Pontus to face Mithridates, but his troops refuse
issioners arrive to organise Pontus into a province, but find the cou
detachment from Pompeius' army, on the way from Colchis to Pontus.
Pompeius organises Pontus as a Roman province.
Pompeius returns towards Rome via Pontus.
.Piso leaves the province of Pontus, where he is quaestor, to help
harnaces defeats Calvinus at Nicopolis, and gains control of Pontus.
Pharnaces captures Amisus and wins over the rest of Pontus.
four triumphs on separate days, over Gaul, Egypt, Pontus and Africa.
ibutes the territory of the kings in Cappadocia, Pontus and Cilicia.
US] The (?) ten kings of Pontus ruled for (?) 218 years,
from Cerasus, a city of Pontus; and he it was who gave
aeotis, and the whole of Pontus, so that his dominions are
Leucon, the tyrant of Pontus, was a different kind of
to us by Chamaeleon of Pontus, in his book on Pleasure,
jar of pickled fish from Pontus for three hundred drachmae
ratonicus once had sailed & To Pontus, to see king Berisad
aid, "that the people of Pontus had come out of a great
Mithridates, the king of Pontus, once proposed a contest
iumph over Mithridates king of Pontus and Tigranes
to Mithridates king of Pontus, who had then an excellent
ected Paphlagonia, Pontus, Armenia and Achaia, also Iberia
ructed Leon to rule over Pontus He appointed Eumenes [?
proconsul, & [from Asia, Pontus, Armenia, Paphla]gonia,
to provinces. All Pontus, Armenia Major, all Oriens, with
of a province. Pontus, after Mithridates, King of Pont
been deprived of the rule of Pontus. The same man, with
day the soldiers from Pontus were routed and the son
like a slave, and set off for Pontus with the rest of his
tain persons came out of Pontus, and informed Pompeius,
village on the borders of the Pontus. Your city possesses
of whom advanced into Pontus, and the other as far as
that the "coast of the Pontus, and Asia, had been conque
been left governor of Pontus by Alexander the Great,
ant a colony in the country of Pontus, dedicated to Hercul
first ridiculous to the Pontic soldiers, that the enemy
nicus; to Mithridates of Pontus was allotted Greater Phryg
ces, he made himself master of Pontus, and afterwards of
ppadocia or Paphlagonia, Pontus or Bithynia, or the Greate
ould take Mithridates of Pontus, others Ptolemy of Egyp
thridates, king of Pontus, called the Founder, exiled by
Phrygia and the upper parts of Pontus. He carried out his
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ved in the upper part of Pontus, wanting to have access
fleet to confront the Pontic triremes which, as has bee
banquet, and sent hime back to Pontus with 10,000 cavalrym
ounded the family of the Pontic kings, which continued thr
understanding, fled into Pontus and there reigned until
he routed Pharnaces of Pontus at the first assault, he
eudosia, a city of Pontus, was besieged by the neighbourin
aerisades, king of Pontus, used three distinct outfits of
. . in Asia and Pontus and the other provinces of that
and condemned. Then he went to Pontus, and joined to Mithr
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