The Legend of Alexander the Great on Greek and Roman Coins

1st Edition

Karsten Dahmen

Routledge
Published December 19, 2006
Reference - 200 Pages
ISBN 9780415394529 - CAT# RU9452X

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Summary

This outstanding introductory survey collects, presents and examines, for the very first time, the portraits and representations of Alexander the Great on the ancient coins of the Greek and Roman period.

From 320 BC to AD 400, Karsten Dahmen examines not only Alexander’s own coinage and the posthumous coinages of his successors, but also the re-use of his image by rulers from the Greek world and the Roman empire, to late antiquity.

Also including numismatic material that exceeds all previous published works, and well-illustrated, this historical survey brings Alexander and his legacy to life.

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