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    A very interesting part of Persian history, the kingdom of Pontus was a state that combined Persian and greek elements, the founder of the empire, king Mithridates was of greek and Persian ancestry, and supposedly a direct descendant of darius the great, the state also combined greek polytheism with Persian gods to create a recognized religion that incorporated both. This greek/Persian ancestral mix basically made up the remaining and following kings that became ruler of the state. Whats interesting is that although it was classed as a Persian state, the recognized language was greek, and the culture was very hellenized.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Pontus


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