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The poison king : the life and legend of Mithridates, Rome's deadliest enemy, Adrienne Mayor

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The poison king : the life and legend of Mithridates, Rome's deadliest enemy
Title
The poison king
Title remainder
the life and legend of Mithridates, Rome's deadliest enemy
Statement of responsibility
Adrienne Mayor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Machiavelli praised his military genius. European royalty sought out his secret elixir against poison. His life inspired Mozart's first opera, while for centuries poets and playwrights recited bloody, romantic tales of his victories, defeats, intrigues, concubines, and mysterious death. But until now no modern historian has recounted the full story of Mithradates, the ruthless king and visionary rebel who challenged the power of Rome in the first century BC. In this richly illustrated book--the first biography of Mithradates in fifty years--Adrienne Mayor combines a storyteller's gifts with th
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayor, Adrienne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mithridates
  • Mithridates
  • Mithridatic Wars (Rome : 88-63 B.C.)
  • Mithridates (Pontisches Reich, König, VI.)
  • Poisoning
  • Pontus
  • Pontus
  • Rome
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Black Sea Region
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Kings and rulers
  • Black Sea Region
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
The poison king : the life and legend of Mithridates, Rome's deadliest enemy, Adrienne Mayor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kill them all, and let the gods sort them out -- A savior is born in a castle by the sea -- Education of a young hero -- The lost boys -- Return of the king -- Storm clouds -- Victory -- Terror -- Battle for Greece -- Killers' kiss -- Living like a king -- Falling star -- Renegade kings -- End game -- In the tower
Control code
ocn647875278
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282608207
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612608209
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 260820
  • 65cdfc36-dd4b-4309-9651-30317295d86d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647875278
Label
The poison king : the life and legend of Mithridates, Rome's deadliest enemy, Adrienne Mayor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kill them all, and let the gods sort them out -- A savior is born in a castle by the sea -- Education of a young hero -- The lost boys -- Return of the king -- Storm clouds -- Victory -- Terror -- Battle for Greece -- Killers' kiss -- Living like a king -- Falling star -- Renegade kings -- End game -- In the tower
Control code
ocn647875278
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282608207
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612608209
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 260820
  • 65cdfc36-dd4b-4309-9651-30317295d86d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647875278

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