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Images and Monuments of Near Eastern Dynasts, 100 BC - AD 100

Andreas J. M. Kropp


This book is an archaeological and art-historical study of the images and monuments of Roman ‘client’ kings in the Near East from the Taurus to Edom (modern South East Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Jordan) in the important transitional period between the downfall of the Seleucid empire and ancient Rome's establishment of provincial administration across the entire region. The book treats royal portraits, tombs, palaces, coins, and temples as historical documents and aims at uncovering royal identities and ideological aspirations. In particular, it focuses on the six major play ... More

Keywords: client kings, Near East, Seleucid empire, royal portraits, dynasties, images, monuments, ancient Rome, tombs, palaces

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199670727
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199670727.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andreas J. M. Kropp, author
Lecturer in Classical Art, the Department of Classics, University of Nottingham