Augustus and Alexander the Great at Athens

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Abstract

Through consideration of the death of the Indian Zarmanochegas at the Mysteries of 19 B.C.E. (Dio 54.9.10), a death strongly evocative of an incident in the reign of Alexander the Great, this paper examines the deployment of Alexander's memory for the articulation of Augustus' power to a Greek audience. Par l'examen de la mort de l'Indien Zarmanochegas aux Mystères de 19 av. J.-c. (Dion 54.9.10), qui rappelait de manière frappante un incident survenu sous le règne d'Alexandre le Grand, cet article examine le déploiement de la mémoire d'Alexandre dans l'articulation du pouvoir d'Auguste pour un public grec.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-360
Number of pages22
JournalPhoenix
Volume70
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2016

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