Distraction Mithridates Pompey gave a reprieve. He was able to smoothly evacuate its treasure is stored in the fortress of Sinop. And through Colchis left the north. He wintered in Dioskuriade and 64 BC. e. suddenly he appeared in Panticapaeum. Ruler of the Bosporus was his son Machar, have already begun to consider themselves independent and direct contacts with Rome. Mithridates led him to commit suicide, and took over the power in the remnants of the Empire. Despite 68 years of age, did not forget to get a new harem. And, too, I tried to negotiate with the Romans, promising to plead their vassal, if he returned to the previous ownership.