Birth of Helen of Troy

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Mark Cartwright
by Xinstalker
published on 26 January 2021
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A sculpture showing the birth of Helen of Troy. Helen's mother was Leda who was seduced by Zeus when he was disguised as a swan. Limestone, made in the 5th century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Metapontum, Italy)

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Xinstalker. (2021, January 26). Birth of Helen of Troy. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13342/birth-of-helen-of-troy/

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