By Richard D. Sullivan
During the 1st century BC, the close to and heart effortless observed a very good transition from the Seleucid and Ptolemaic Empires, in terms of the short Pontic and Armenian Empires, to the successful Parthian and Roman Empires. Richard D. Sullivan bargains a consultant to the critical function of royalty in this interval. He presents, via narrative and citations, a context for the common references to japanese kings and queens via Caesar, Cicero, Strabo, Josephus, Tacitus, Appian, Dio, and others. He additionally discusses similar inscriptions, cash, and papyri.
Sullivan specializes in the team of workers of the various dynasties which principles the close to and heart East, from Thrace via Asia Minor and the Levant to Egypt, then eastward to Armenia, Mesopotamia, and Parthia. He experiences such recognized figures as Mithradates Eupator, Cleopatra, and Herod the good in addition to others now imprecise. To ?locate? them safely, he presents a story background of every dynasty and attracts them jointly in a coherent account of japanese royal governance and its lodgings with Rome and Parthia.