Great Cult Inscription of Arsameia

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Carole Raddato
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published on 19 August 2020
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The Great Cult Inscription contains the history of the founding of Arsameia on the Nymphaios, a royal seat, and the summer capital of the Kingdom of Commagene located at the foot of Mount Nemrut in Eastern Turkey. The Great Cult Inscription of Arsameia is the longest Greek inscription found in Turkey. It is written in Greek in five columns and reports in detail the benefactions of Mithridates’ son, Antiochus I Theos, to Arsameia. 1st century BCE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2020, August 19). Great Cult Inscription of Arsameia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12607/great-cult-inscription-of-arsameia/

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Raddato, Carole. "Great Cult Inscription of Arsameia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 19, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12607/great-cult-inscription-of-arsameia/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Great Cult Inscription of Arsameia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Aug 2020. Web. 22 Sep 2021.