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The Poison King : the life and legend of Mithradates, Rome's deadliest enemy

Author: Adrienne Mayor
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Mithradates, the ruthless king and visionary rebel who challenged the power of Rome in the first century BC.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Military history
Biographie
Named Person: Mithridates, King of Pontus; Mithridates, King of Pontus; König Mithridates (Pontus; Mithridates, Pontus König.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrienne Mayor
ISBN: 9780691126838 0691126836
OCLC Number: 633029324
Awards: Commended for National Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2009
Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Biography) 2010
Description: 1 v. : Illustrationen (some color), Karten
Contents: List of Illustrations xi Dramatis Personae xv Time Line xix Acknowledgments xxi Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Kill Them All, and Let the Gods Sort Them Out 13 Chapter 2: A Savior Is Born in a Castle by the Sea 27 Chapter 3: Education of a Young Hero 43 Chapter 4: The Lost Boys 73 Chapter 5: Return of the King 96 Chapter 6: Storm Clouds 123 Chapter 7: Victory 147 Chapter 8: Terror 169 Chapter 9: Battle for Greece 188 Chapter 10: Killers? Kiss 214 Chapter 11: Living Like a King 236 Chapter 12: Falling Star 262 Chapter 13: Renegade Kings 288 Chapter 14: End Game 315 Chapter 15: In the Tower 347 Appendix One 371 Appendix Two 377 Notes 381 Bibliography 421 Index 435
Responsibility: Adrienne Mayor.

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