Two Syrian deities
Butcher, Kevin (2007) Two Syrian deities. In: Syria. Damas: Presses de l'Ifpo, pp. 281-290. ISBN 9782351590669Full text not available from this repository.
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This article considers two coin types, depicting a male and a female deity, which scholars traditionally considered to be Cappadocian in origin. A study of the ﬁnd spots, and consideration of their metallurgy, leads one to conclude that these types were issued for circulation in Syria and not in Cappadocia. The deities depicted on the coins should therefore have some relevance for Syria. It is suggested that they are representations of the Syrian Gods of Hierapolis, Hadad and Atargatis, which have gone unrecognised until now.
|Item Type:||Book Item|
|Subjects:||C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CJ Numismatics
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D051 Ancient History
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > Classics and Ancient History|
|Publisher:||Presses de l'Ifpo|
|Place of Publication:||Damas|
|Page Range:||pp. 281-290|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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