In Egypt, too, the spirit of caricature occasionally shows itself.
The reputed founder of Japanese caricature may also be added to the list.
The portrait as a whole is not in the least like Paul, and could not even have been intended for a caricature of him.
It would be a mistake to think that this is ironic--a caricature of the historical accounts.
As presented to us, for example, in Plato's surely not altogether hostile caricature in the Euthydemus, they mark the intellectual preparation for, and the moral need for, the advance of the next generation.