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- proper n. An important Ancient Greek colony and port in Taurica (Tauric Chersonese), founded by Milesians in the late 7th–early 6th century BC on the site of present-day Kerch.
Chrysippus thrusts his wise man headforwards for the sake of gain, as far as Panticapaeum and the desert of the Scythians.
Pericles took an expedition into the Euxine and established good relations with the rulers of Panticapaeum, who exported grain to Athens.
His son Machares was left in Panticapaeum to be satrap.
Mithradátes was obliged to flee across the Black Sea to Panticapaeum (Kertch).
The old king was in Panticapaeum when he learned this, and sent ahead some soldiers against his son, saying that he himself would soon follow them.
Dio's Rome, Volume 2 An Historical Narrative Originally Composed in Greek During the Reigns of Septimius Severus, Geta and Caracalla, Macrinus, Elagabalus and Alexander Severus; and Now Presented in English Form. Second Volume Extant Books 36-44 (B.C. 69-44).