The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: December 2010
Duration: 15 hours 58 minutes
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.