1) From the great Lydian King Croesus in 390 BC, 2) a king in battle from the Persian Emperor Xerxes and 3) a ancient Greek helmet of the sort worn by Hector in The Iliad from the first Alexander from Macedonia,
1) Alexander the Great in lion headdress with and Zeus on his throne, 2) a Greek god sits at the center of the universe, and 3) the Mamertini, or men from Mars celebrating their warriors.
1) Republican Rome warns slaves against revolt after Spartacus is beaten, 2) Rome celebrates the first vote by ballot, and 3) the great Greek Mithradates warns of Greek strength with an image of Medusa's conquest.
1) Brutus celebrates his Republican father, 2) Vercingetorix, the great French resistance leader, in prison and in battle on a coin from Caesar's triumph, and 3) a war ship and legionary standard on a coin used to pay Marc Antony's legions.
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