Pontus definition

  • others:
    • an old country of northeast Asia small over the southern coastline regarding the Ebony Sea. Established in the fourth century B.C., it flourished under Mithridates VI until his beat by Pompey of Rome in 66.
  • proper-noun:
    • A god associated with water.
    • An ancient area and kingdom regarding the southern coast associated with Ebony Sea.
  • noun:
    • an old area of north Asia Minor from the Ebony Sea; it achieved its level under Mithridates VI but was later integrated into the Roman Empire
    • (Greek mythology) old personification of the sea; parent of Nereus

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