The Elusive King in Search of the Portraits of Mithridates VI Eupator

Authors

  • Agnieszka Fulińska Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.12797/CC.15.2012.15.02

Keywords:

Mithridates VI Eupator, portrait in Greek art, Greek numismatics, Greek sculpture, imitatio Alexandri

Abstract

The paper discusses monetary and sculptural portraits, either attributed or tentatively identified as representations of Mithridates VI Eupator. The object of analysis are their iconographical features as well as their dependence on Hellenistic royal portraitures as well as the issue of imitatio Alexandri.

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2012-05-29

How to Cite

Fulińska, A. “The Elusive King in Search of the Portraits of Mithridates VI Eupator”. Classica Cracoviensia, vol. 15, May 2012, pp. 59-79, doi:10.12797/CC.15.2012.15.02.