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Alexander as Ammon-Zeus


Mark Cartwright
published on 27 July 2016
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Silver tetradrachm from Thrace, reign of Lysimachus, 323-281 BCE. Head of Alexander as Ammon-Zeus. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Museum, Corfu)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, July 27). Alexander as Ammon-Zeus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Alexander as Ammon-Zeus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 27, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Alexander as Ammon-Zeus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jul 2016. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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