adjective see Bosporus

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  • BOSPORAN — Bosporanorum …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • bosporan — bos·po·ran …   English syllables

  • bosporan — ˈbäsp(ə)rən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin bosporanus of the Bosporus, from Bosporus, Bosphorus Bosphorus, strait connecting the Sea of Marmara with the Black sea, strait connecting the Sea of Azov with the Black sea (from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Dynamis (Bosporan queen) — This article is about Dynamis, Queen of the Bosporan Kingdom. For the philosophical concept, see Potentiality and actuality. Dynamis named Philoromaios (Greek: Δύναμις Φιλορώμαίος, Dynamis, lover of Rome, c. 67 BC – 14 BC) was a Roman Client… …   Wikipedia

  • Asander (Bosporan King) — This article is about the General and King of the Bosporan Kingdom called Asander. For the Greek Macedonian General of the same name, see Asander. Asander (Greek: o Άσανδρoς, 110 BC – 17 BC) was an aristocrat and a man of high rank of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bosporus — Bosporan, Bosporanic /bos peuh ran ik/, Bosporian /bo spawr ee euhn, spohr /, adj. /bos peuhr euhs/, n. a strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. 18 mi. (29 km) long. Also, Bosphorus /bos feuhr euhs/. Cf. Dardanelles. * * *… …   Universalium

  • Mark Antony — For his relatives, see Marcus Antonius (disambiguation). For people with similar names, see Mark Anthony (disambiguation). Legatus Marcus Antonius M·ANTONIVS·M·F·M·N Bust of Mark Antony (Vatican Museums …   Wikipedia

  • Tiberius Julius Cotys I — or Cotys I also known as Kotys I (Cotys in Greek: ο Κότυς, flourished 1st century) was a prince and Roman Client King of the Bosporan Kingdom. The Bosporan Kingdom was the longest surviving known Roman Client Kingdom.Cotys was the second son of… …   Wikipedia

  • Gepaepyris — (name in Greek: η Γηπαιπυρεως, flourished 1st century) was a Thracian Princess and a Roman Client Queen of the Bosporan Kingdom. Gepaepyris was the first daughter and was among the children of Roman Client Rulers of Thrace, Cotys VIII and Antonia …   Wikipedia

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