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Question 1: Several large series were produced by Bosporan cities from the 5th century BC, particularly in Panticapaeum (modern ________).
CrimeaKerchSimferopolFeodosiya

Question 2: But even when driven out of his own kingdom by ________, Mithridates was strong enough to regain the Cimmerian Bosporus, and Machares slew himself.
PompeyJulius CaesarLucius Cornelius SullaAlexander the Great

Question 3: 31) the locality was governed from 480 BC to 438 BC by a line called the Archaeanactidae, probably a ruling family, who gave place to a tyrant Spartocus (438 BC - 431 BC), apparently a ________.
ScythiansThraciansSlavic peoplesDacians

Question 4: At one of these periods (255) the Goths and Borani were able to seize Bosporan shipping and raid the shores of ________.
Turkish peopleTurkeyAnatoliaIstanbul

Question 5: The kingdom probably succumbed to the Huns, who defeated the nearby ________ in 375/376 and moved rapidly westwards bringing destruction in their wake.
AlansSarmatiansIranian peoplesScythians

Question 6: As the dynasty descended from King ________ through Aspurgus, the kings adopted the "Pontic era" introduced by Mithridates, which started with 297 BC; this era was used to date coins.
Alexander the GreatMithridates VI of PontusSeleucid EmpireAttalus I

Question 7: Bosporan kings struck coinage throughout the kingdom period, which included gold staters bearing portraits of the respective ________.
Western Roman EmpireRoman EmperorRoman EmpireByzantine Empire

Question 8: The Bosporan Kingdom or the Kingdom of the Cimmerian Bosporus was an ancient state, located in eastern ________ and the Taman Peninsula on the shores of the Cimmerian Bosporus (see Strait of Kerch).
South OssetiaCrimeaGagauziaNakhchivan

Question 9: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
CopyrightIntellectual propertyPublic domainCopyright infringement

Question 10: These include gold work, vases imported from ________, coarse terracottas, textile fragments and specimens of carpentry and marquetry.
HelsinkiAthensStockholmGreece







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