The Judgement of Cambyses, Vellert

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Illustration

Pietro Maria Liuzzo
by Wikimedia Commons
published on 18 November 2014
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Dirck Vellert, The Judgement of Cambyses, stained glass, 1542 CE, Rijsmuseum, Amsterdam. This panel shows a scene from Herodotus's Histories: Sisamnes, a corrupt judge, is ordered to be flayed alive by Cambyses, the Persian king. His skin was then used as a cover for the seat his son would use when he sat in judgment.

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Commons, W. (2014, November 18). The Judgement of Cambyses, Vellert. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3245/the-judgement-of-cambyses-vellert/

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Commons, Wikimedia. "The Judgement of Cambyses, Vellert." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 18, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3245/the-judgement-of-cambyses-vellert/.

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