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The Last KingCe Sweeping to power at twenty one years old he proved to be a military genius and a man intent on ousting the Romans from the Black Sea coast territories For over forty years Rome sent its greatest generals to contain Mithridates but time and again he embarrassed the Romans with devastating defeats Each time Rome declared victory Mithridates considered it merely a s RidiculousThis book is the glorification of a monster The author celebrates Mithridates who committed atrocity after atrocity And then there are the numerous factual mistakes Lucullus' brother in law was Publius Clodius Pulcher Caesar wrote vein video Vicki after his conuest of Gaul

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The Last King eBook ✓ Mass Market Paperback Read É Michael Curtis Ford ´ To the Romans the greatest enemy the Republic ever faced was not the Goths or Huns nor even Hannibal but rather a ferocious and brilliant king on the distant Black Sea Mithridates Eupator VI the last king of Pontus known Trategic retreat and soon came roaring back with a powerful army than beforeFrom the author of the acclaimed The Ten Thousand and Gods and Legions comes a fascinating recreation of a wickedly cunning and ruthless king who would stop at nothing to protect his people and who would go down in history as one of the greatest and most formidable warriors of the ancient wor “3rd Book of MC Ford Mithridates Eupator VI last King of Pontus The nemesis of Rome his hatred for Romans took him to arms against the super power and for 4 decades he kept the battle fire on Any reference of Mithridates from the Roman era describes him as a Barbarian King The hate was uite evident from historical records which show that every time the senate discussed Pontus or Mithridates the whole assembly would be a place braying for the blood of the King and nothing less The great King faces the best Generals Rome has ever produced Sulla Lucullus Pompey and fights them tooth and nail Even with overwhelming defeats he never gives up his fight with Rome 4 decades he is the one name that every roman loved to hate to the extent that when the news of his death hit the Italian peninsula Rome every man woman child went into celebrations Not Hannibal or Attila or Jugratha ever had this effect on Rome as Mithridates had He was the guy who was attributed theâ��Night of Vespersâ�� where on one pre determined night throughout the entire Asia Minor Mithridates territory every Italian slave trader citizen were Killed His way of getting the Greek land rid of the Italian or Roman influence This incensed the Romans to no end and he was attributed as the Mortal enemy of Rome His barbarian approach according to Rome was like a stab in the back Years later Julius Ceaser did things similar in Europe on a scale 10 times bigger than Mithridates and still hailed as the best Roman leader ever Mithridates wanted to get the Glory of Greeks back to its pinnacle like Alexander had couple of centuries before him Till the end he lived on his terms and yet was not killed by Romans but his own son This is the story narration of his father by that son Pharnaces He too is finally defeated in war by none other than Julius Ceaser and with him ends the Era of Eupators of Pontus ”

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To the Romans the greatest enemy the Republic ever faced was not the Goths or Huns nor even Hannibal but rather a ferocious and brilliant king on the distant Black Sea Mithridates Eupator VI the last king of Pontus known to history as Mithridates the Great At age eleven he inherited a small mountain kingdom of wild tribesmen whom his wicked mother governed in his pla 25 Stars is about right for The Last King Rome's Greatest Enemy Mr Ford continues in my view to take absolutely fascinating historical events and make them ho hum That is the case here for the tale of Mithradates and his wars with Rome For example one entire battle is described in one sentence when Rome beats his army for the second time Wish Ford could have channeled a little Cornwell for the battles The book kindled a desire to learn about the man and this era in Roman history Just wasn't as exciting as the historical fiction framework could have made it