Rape of Ganymede Mosaic

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Carole Raddato
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published on 16 March 2019
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Mosaic depicting the Rape of Ganymede. The god Zeus having transformed into an eagle carries Ganymede away. Late 2nd / early 3rd century CE, House of Dionysus, Paphos Archaeological Park.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 16). Rape of Ganymede Mosaic. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10213/rape-of-ganymede-mosaic/

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