I've been published elsewhere! I wrote a blog post for the Classics Department at the University of Warwick about Achaean coinage and collective identity. Click on the link below to access the article. https://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/numismatics/entry/achaean_league_coinage/
I have previously written about identity in the ancient world, particularly at how individuals expressed their identity; identity being the qualities that make up a person, i.e. religion, citizenship, gender. With this project I looked at how communities developed their own identities with different groups, attempting to find common ground in order to thrive in … Continue reading What is Collective Identity?
Sources for the Parthian empire are few and far between. Their coinage is one way which we can reconstruct Parthian policy and political thought. The Parthian empire was born out of the decline of another, the Greek successor kingdom of the Seleukids and, in 247 BC, Parthia was able to break away. The origins of … Continue reading Two Parthian Coins