Red-Figure Depiction of Croesus

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Marco Prins
published on 12 September 2022

A depiction of Croesus (r. 560-546 BCE), the King of Lydia on a Greek red-figure pottery vase. Lydia was a region in western Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey) and was so wealthy that the expression "as rich as Croesus" originates in reference to him. (Louvre, Paris)

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Prins, M. (2022, September 12). Red-Figure Depiction of Croesus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16364/red-figure-depiction-of-croesus/

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