Cimmerian Bosporus
geographical name Kerch Strait

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  • Cimmerian Bosporus — Ancient Greek kingdom, in modern southern Ukraine. It was first settled by Milesians (6th century BC) at Panticapaeum, which later became the capital. Gradually the kingdom grew to include all of the Crimea. It maintained close ties with Athens… …   Universalium

  • Kings of Cimmerian Bosporus — Here is a list of Rulers of the Cimmerian Bosporus Eponymous ancestor king:* Gomer ca. 2300 BCE * unknown legendary rulers:* Priam I of Troy * Helenos ILater rulers* Genger ca. 1150 BC?* Franco* Esdron* Gelio* Basabiliano* Plaserion I * Plesron*… …   Wikipedia

  • Bosporus — Bos po*rus (b[o^]s p[ o]*r[u^]s), n. [L.] A strait or narrow sea between two seas, or a lake and a seas; as, the Bosporus (formerly the Thracian Bosporus) or Strait of Constantinople, between the Black Sea and Sea of Marmora; the Cimmerian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bosporus, Kingdom of the — ▪ ancient state, Ukraine also called  Cimmerian Bosporus,         ancient Greek state situated on Kerch Strait in present day southern Ukraine. It reached its peak of power in the 4th century BC.       The kingdom s major city, Panticapaeum… …   Universalium

  • Mithridates I of the Bosporus — sometimes known as Mithridates II of the Bosporan and Mithridates of Pergamon (flourished 1st century BC), was a nobleman from Anatolia. Mithridates was one of the sons born to King Mithridates VI of Pontus from his mistress, the Galatian Celtic… …   Wikipedia

  • Strait of Kerch — Cimmerian Bosporus redirects here. For the ancient state, see Bosporan Kingdom. For its rulers, see List of Kings of Cimmerian Bosporus. Location of Kerch Strait …   Wikipedia

  • Bosphorus — Bosporus Bos po*rus (b[o^]s p[ o]*r[u^]s), n. [L.] A strait or narrow sea between two seas, or a lake and a seas; as, the Bosporus (formerly the Thracian Bosporus) or Strait of Constantinople, between the Black Sea and Sea of Marmora; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bosporan Kingdom — The Bosporan Kingdom or the Kingdom of the Cimmerian Bosporus was an ancient state, located in eastern Crimea and the Taman Peninsula on the shores of the Cimmerian Bosporus (see Strait of Kerch). It is interesting as the first truly Hellenistic… …   Wikipedia

  • Alfred Twardecki — vor der Akropolis (2008) Alfred Twardecki (* 4. Februar 1962 in Warschau) ist ein polnischer Althistoriker und Epigraphiker. Er ist der Sohn von Alojzy und Jolanta Twardecki. Er besuchte die Warschauer Antonii Dobiszewski Oberschule, die er mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chersonesus Taurica — Χερσόνησος St Vladimir s Cathedral overlooks the extensive excavations of Chersonesus. Alternate name Корсунь Location Gagarin Raion, Sevastopol …   Wikipedia

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