The Poison King - The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy-logo

The Poison King - The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy

Adrienne Mayor

A National Book Award finalist for this epic work, Adrienne Mayor delivers a gripping account of Mithradates, the ruthless visionary who began to challenge Rome’s power in 120 B.C. Machiavelli praised his military genius. Kings coveted his secret elixir against poison. Poets celebrated his victories, intrigues, and panache. But until now, no one has told the full story of his incredible life.

A National Book Award finalist for this epic work, Adrienne Mayor delivers a gripping account of Mithradates, the ruthless visionary who began to challenge Rome’s power in 120 B.C. Machiavelli praised his military genius. Kings coveted his secret elixir against poison. Poets celebrated his victories, intrigues, and panache. But until now, no one has told the full story of his incredible life.
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Genres:

History

Description:

A National Book Award finalist for this epic work, Adrienne Mayor delivers a gripping account of Mithradates, the ruthless visionary who began to challenge Rome’s power in 120 B.C. Machiavelli praised his military genius. Kings coveted his secret elixir against poison. Poets celebrated his victories, intrigues, and panache. But until now, no one has told the full story of his incredible life.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Paul Hecht

Length:

15h 54m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

34:33


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

29:53


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

42:44


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:13:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

56:47


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:13:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:03:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

55:01


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

50:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:08:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:00:45


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:09:45


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:03:04


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:14:40


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:20:27


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

54:10


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:12