Polybius’ description of Pontus and Byzantium

The sea known as the Pontus is very nearly twenty-two thousand stades in circumference and has two mouths exactly opposite each other, one communicating with the Propontis and the other with the Palus Maeotis, which itself has a circumference of eight thousand stades. Continue reading “Polybius’ description of Pontus and Byzantium”

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