More books by Adrienne Mayor…
Adrienne Mayor made a comment on Douglas Summers-Stay’s review of The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology In Greek And Roman Times
" The First Fossil Hunters might change your mind! "
Adrienne Mayor made a comment on Wendy’s review of Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World
" The History Channel shows you saw were based on this book! "
“Mithradates’ preparations for war included very heavy coin minting in 93–89 BC, to pay for large armies and arms.20”
“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.”
“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”
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