Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pontus” in book 4, chapter 40 of Polybius, Histories:
...with the Pontus, it is now a freshwater lake: the sea-water has been expelled by the silting up of the bottom, and the discharge of the rivers has entirely overpowered it. The same will happen to the Pontus , and indeed is taking place at this moment; and though it is not evident to ordinary observers, owing to the vastness of its basin, yet a moderately attentive study will discover even now what is goi...
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|Pontus (Turkey)||0||0||0||0||0 user votes|
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