Urania

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 17 June 2013
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A sculpture of Urania, the Muse of Astronomy. Originally the statue was of Persephone but recarved and with a head addded taken from a 2nd century CE statue of another Muse. (Vatican Museums, Rome).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 17). Urania. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1298/urania/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Urania." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 17, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1298/urania/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Urania." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2013. Web. 20 Oct 2021.