Pericles, Dynast of Lycia
Perikles of Lycia
Portrait of Perikles of Lycia, from his coinage. Circa 380-360 BC
|Allegiance||Lycia, Achaemenid Empire|
|Years of service||380 to 360 BC|
|Rank||King of Lycia|
A monumental tomb was erected to Perikles in Limyra, decorated with frieze showing Pericles going to war. The tomb was in the form of a Greek Ionic temple. Several friezes from the tomb are now visible in the Antalya Archeological Museum.
Frieze on the tomb of Perikles, phalanx.
Coin of Perikles (Lion scalp facing and Triskeles)
- Cate, Philo Hendrik Jan Houwink Ten (1961). The Luwian Population Groups of Lycia and Cilicia Aspera During the Hellenistic Period. Brill Archive. p. 12–13.
- Briant, Pierre (2002). From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire. Eisenbrauns. p. 673. ISBN 9781575061207.
- Bryce, Trevor (2009). The Routledge Handbook of the Peoples and Places of Ancient Western Asia: The Near East from the Early Bronze Age to the fall of the Persian Empire. Routledge. p. 419. ISBN 9781134159079.