Antiochus I of Commagene Shaking Hands with Hercules

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Carole Raddato
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published on 20 April 2018
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Stone relief from Arsameia (Nemrut region, Turkey) depicting Antiochus I of Commagene (r. 70 - c. 38 BCE) shaking hands with Hercules. The Commagenian ruler is shown wearing a belted tunic, cloak and a four-lobed dagger. Herakles carries his club and the skin of the Nemean lion.

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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. (2018, April 20). Antiochus I of Commagene Shaking Hands with Hercules. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8634/antiochus-i-of-commagene-shaking-hands-with-hercul/

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Raddato, Carole. "Antiochus I of Commagene Shaking Hands with Hercules." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 20, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8634/antiochus-i-of-commagene-shaking-hands-with-hercul/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Antiochus I of Commagene Shaking Hands with Hercules." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Apr 2018. Web. 15 Oct 2021.