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Dossier di Kermanshah
Lettera di Antioco III e lettera di Menedemo
  

Alice Bencivenni
Università di Bologna, Italia
alice.bencivenni2@unibo.it

Abstract

In 193 BC, by means of a letter/πρόσταγμα – found in the region of Kermanshah – sent to Menedemus, ruler of Media, the king Antiochus III established the official cult of his wife, the queen Laodice, appointing notable eponymous priestesses, chosen among the princesses of the reign. He ordered that the letter be published on several stelae in the most important places.

Keywords

Lettera/prostagma. Kermanshah. Menedemo. Governatore. Media. Satrapie Superiori. Re. Antioco III. Regina. Laodice. Grandi sacerdotesse eponime. Nehavend. Laodicea di Media. Dodurga. Frigia. L

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