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N. of Asia Minor, stretching along the Euxine sea (Pontus, from whence its name). Acts 2:9-10; Acts 18:2; 1 Peter 1:1; which passages show many Jews resided there. Pompey defeated its great king Mithridates, and so gained the W. of Pontus for Rome, while the E. continued under native chieftains. Under Nero all Pontus became a Roman province. Berenice, great granddaughter of Herod the Great, married Poleme II, the last petty monarch. Paul saw her afterward with her brother Agrippa II at Caesarea.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'pontus' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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