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“Mithradates’ preparations for war included very heavy coin minting in 93–89 BC, to pay for large armies and arms.20”
Adrienne Mayor, The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy

“The universal quest to find balance and harmony between men and women, beings who are at once so alike and so different, lies at the heart of all Amazon tales.”
Adrienne Mayor, The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World

“The rebels issued coins showing the Italian Bull goring the Roman Wolf. Archaeologists have also discovered gold Italian coins similar to Mithradates’ Pontic coins, showing Dionysus, an allusion to Mithradates’ nickname and a symbol of rebellion against Rome.17”
Adrienne Mayor, The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy




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