The Jewel of the Black Sea: How a Greek Kingdom Arose in the Crimea

The Bosporan Kingdom was a Greco-Scythian hybrid domain centred around what is now eastern Crimea. Situated at the edge of the known world and surrounded by powerful barbarian tribes, living in this region was far from easy. Yet, despite these considerable challenges, persistence and perseverance ensured this kingdom transformed from a small collection of dependent colonies into one of the most remarkable kingdoms in antiquity: the Jewel of the Black Sea.

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