Volume 1 of 2. The History of Pontus, was compiled from classical texts and inscriptions. The figures used in these texts have been accepted without discussion but most of these numbers were gross exaggerations. In Volume 2, ‘The Pontic Armed Forces’ the reconstruction of the armies and troop types are based on more realistic numbers. These figures are derived from a mixture of archaeological evidence. geographical and technological constraints and historical analogies.
Softcover: 64 pages
Illustrations: Black & White/Line
Product Dimensions: 21.1 x 14.6 x 0.2 cm
Contents; Volume1 Part1 The History of Pontus; Early Pontus; Mithradates VI The Great; Pharnaces II; Later Pontus. Part 2: The Geography of Pontus; Pontus Proper; Armenior Minor; Colchis; Crimea and Western Black Sea; Bibliography.