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Imaginary kings royal images in the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome by Olivier Hekster

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Published by Steiner in Stuttgart .
Written in English


  • Kings and rulers in numismatics,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Kings and rulers in art,
  • Beeldvorming,
  • Visualisatie,
  • Propaganda,
  • Congresses,
  • Vorsten,
  • Oudheid,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementOlivier Hekster, Richard Fowler, eds
SeriesOriens et occidens -- Bd. 11, Geschichte / Franz Steiner Verlag, Geschichte (Franz Steiner Verlag)
LC ClassificationsN8219.K5 I47 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p., [20] p. of plates :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24878192M
ISBN 103515087656
LC Control Number2006364622

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