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Rogue Plates: Mithradatic Wars

So, having solved the dispute in the first war in history, I will carry my peacekeeping mission forwards in time. The next crisis to solve will be the series of wars between Rome and the Pontic Empire ruled by Mithridates VI, popularly known as the ‘poison king’(perhaps not a good omen for a food based challenge). Eventually the Roman armies, lead by Pompey the Great, forced Mithridates to kill himself. In this bout the Italian-American community will be representing Rome and Pontus will (slightly spuriously) be defended by the good people of Georgia (the country, not the state).

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