ArtCraftsHistoryPeople Statues of Armenian Kings Admin Posted onOctober 29, 2012August 25, 2015 Armenian kings, Louvre, Tigranes II, Tigranes of Armenia, Tigranes the Great, Tiridates I, Tiridates of Armenia, Trdat, Versailles 4 Comments 14136 Views Marble sculpture of Tiridates I of Armenia, erected in Rome in his honor by Emperor Nero in 66 CE (now in Louvre museum, Paris) Tiridates I of Armenia (reign: 63 AD). Statue: Versailles, France Tiridates I of Armenia (reign: 63 AD). Statue: Versailles, France Marble sculpture of Tigranes II (reign: 95-55 BC) in Versailles, France Marble sculpture of Tigranes II (reign: 95-55 BC) in Versailles, France
[…] In the Roman mystery religion he was recognized as a god of the heavens but also believed to control military success and safety. He was usually represented standing on a bull and carrying his special weapons, the double ax and the thunderbolt. Both Mithras and Jupiter Dolichenus were often depicted wearing eastern attire. The same attire including the Mithraic cap the Romans associated with Armenians as can be seen from several Roman statues of Armenian kings. […]
Hi, I would like to contact you about some photographies dedidacted to Tigrane 2 (Statue in Versailles) I would like to use if it is possible.Thank you very much for answering me. Centre du Patrimoine Arménien
These are not my personal images, they are from Wikipedia, which means they are free to be used by anyone under creative commons. So feel free to use them 🙂
Hello, I wanted to know are these status original ones which came from old times??