Letter of Antiochus III and Letter of Menedemus
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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