Colony of Miletus in the Cimmerian Bosporus, in the east (‘Asian’) part of the state. The history of Kepoi is linked to Gylon, grandfather of Demosthenes, who served as the city’s governor. During the period of the first Spartocids the city was annexed to the Kingdom of Bosporus. The city’s archaeological strata cover the periods from the 6th cent. BC to the 4th cent. AD.