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dc.contributor.authorWyssmann, Patrick
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-16T13:41:30Z
dc.date.available2020-11-16T13:41:30Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifierONIX_20201116_9789042941236_9
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/42998
dc.languageGerman
dc.relation.ispartofseriesOrbis Biblicus et Orientalis
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBL History: earliest times to present day::HBLA Ancient history: to c 500 CE
dc.subject.othernumismatics
dc.subject.otherSamaria
dc.subject.otherancient history
dc.titleVielfältig geprägt
dc.title.alternativeDas spätperserzeitliche Samaria und seine Münzbilder
dc.typebook
oapen.abstract.otherlanguageThe coins from the province of Samaria in the Persian Period and the imagery depicted on them are at the centre of this volume. The corpus, normally referred to as Samarian Coinage, presently consists of approximately 250 coin types; the provenience from Samaria can be established with relative certainty for 165 of these types. Silver coins (drachms, obols, hemiobols, and quarter obols) minted between 401 and 332 BCE, they are characterised by a wide iconographic variety. A comprehensive study of the images on these coins promises important insights into the region’s history and culture. The present monograph provides a detailed iconographic analysis on the basis of a critical study of the numismatic material with reference to numerous comparative items. A new approach to dating the coin minting in Samaria results in a better understanding of the coin imagery, as the division into four minting phases enables a closer examination of each coin issuer’s preferences. The meticulous evaluation of the pictorial sources, interpreted against the historical background of the 4th century BCE, sheds new light on Samaria before the dawn of the Hellenistic Period.
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy79d3d252-599a-4863-a7d0-d8ca74a9c390
oapen.relation.isFundedBy48ddebd2-a93d-4c0a-b460-ef3cc94c9576
oapen.series.number288
oapen.pages368
oapen.place.publicationLeuven; Paris, Bristol, CT
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oapen.remark.public21-12-2020 - No DOI registered in CrossRef for ISBN 9789042941236


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