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Dedication by Alexander the Great in the Temple of Atena Polias in Priene

Giuseppe Squillace    Università della Calabria    

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abstract

The inscription, dated 334 or later and placed on Athena Polias’ temple in Priene, testifies to Alexander’s pity for the Goddess, but also his desire to show himself as champion of freedom and avenger of the Greek against the Persians.

Published
Dec. 20, 2018
Accepted
Sept. 11, 2018
Submitted
June 29, 2018
Language
IT

Keywords: Alessandro MagnoAtena PoliasAsia MinorePersiani

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