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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK XII., CHAPTER III. (search)
the Olgassys,Alkas-Dagh. and contiguous to the Sinopic district. The Ol-
gassys is a very lofty mountain, and difficult to be passed. The
Paphlagonians have erected temples in every part of this
mountain. The country around, the Blæne, and the Domanitis, through which the river AmniasGok-Irmak, or Kostambul Tschai, flowing between the mountain
ridges. Jeralagoz-Dagh and Sarikawak-Dagh. runs, is sufficiently
fertile. Here it was that Mithridates Eupator entirely destroyedB. C. 88. the army of Nicomedes the Bithynian, not in person,
for he himself happened to be absent, but by his generals.
Nicomedes fled with a few followers, and escaped into his own
country, and thence sailed to Italy. Mithridates pursued him,
and made himself master of Bithynia as soon as he entered it,
and obtained possession of Asia as far as Caria and Lycia.
Here is situated Pompeiopolis,Tasch-Kopri. in which city is the Sandaracurgium,Pliny, xxxiv. c. 18. (or Sandaraca works,) it is not far