MAIASK. 2016. No. 8
E. A. Molev (
THE NAVY OF PONTOS — THE FIRST TESTS
describes the history and combat operations of the Navy of Pontus in the
reign of Mithridates VI Eupator.
The author briefly describes the research of his predecessors and gives his
assessment of the role of the Navy and the maritime factor in the history of
the Ancient World, citing to the testimony of ancient authors. Notes the
particular importance of this kind of troops in the Roman-Pontic
war, provided the duration of the resistance of Pont Roman aggression.
Considered separately, fighting pirates in the Mediterranean basin and their
contacts with the king of
Received October 1, 2016
Molev Evgenij Aleksandrovich (