Pontus (region)

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Pontos (Πόντος)
Auncient region o Anatolie
Tradeetional rural Pontic hoose.
Tradeetional rural Pontic house
Location North-eastren Anatolie
Ethnic Groups Pontic Greeks, Laz, Chepni,
Heestorical caipitals Amasya, Neocaesarea, Sinope, Trabzon
Notable rulers Mithradates Eupator
The Pontus region
The modren defineetion o the Pontus: the auriea claimed for the "Republic o Pontus" efter Warld War I, based on the extent o the sax local Greek Orthodox bishoprics.

Pontus (/ˈpɒntəs/; Greek: Πόντος, "sea"[1]) is a heestorical Greek designation for a region on the soothren coast o the Black Sea, locatit in modren-day eastren Black Sea Region o Turkey.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. πόντος, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus

Coordinates: 40°36′N 38°00′E / 40.6°N 38.0°E / 40.6; 38.0