Fresco Depicting Dionysus’ Discovery of Ariadne on Naxos, Stabiae

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Carole Raddato
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published on 12 May 2020

The triclinium (dining room) of the Villa Arianna in Stabiae (southern Italy) was richly decorated in the Fourth Pompeian Style with a large mythological scene depicting Dionysus’ discovery of Ariadne on the island of Naxos. The villa was named Arianna after this fresco.

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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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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2020, May 12). Fresco Depicting Dionysus’ Discovery of Ariadne on Naxos, Stabiae. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12228/fresco-depicting-dionysus-discovery-of-ariadne-on/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Fresco Depicting Dionysus’ Discovery of Ariadne on Naxos, Stabiae." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 12, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12228/fresco-depicting-dionysus-discovery-of-ariadne-on/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Fresco Depicting Dionysus’ Discovery of Ariadne on Naxos, Stabiae." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 May 2020. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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