The Bosporan Kingdom from the 5th cent. BC to the 1st cent. AD
The so-called Bosporan Kingdom established itself in the mostly Scythian-settled region on the north-eastern shore of the Black Sea (cf. also map C) after the phase of colonization, mostly by Greeks of Asia Minor (perhaps under pressure from the Lydians, later the Persians), from the 7th/6th cents. BC. The kingdom was a union of …
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Wittke, A.-M. and
“The Bosporan Kingdom from the 5th cent. BC to the 1st cent. AD”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists.
Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA126>