Ariadne Abandoned on Naxos

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Carole Raddato
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published on 09 March 2021
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Mosaic of the abandoned Ariadne, from Seleucia Pieria (Samandağ), 2nd-3rd century CE. Ariadne sits in the middle with Eros above her head and another figure standing by her. In the left partition is Dionysus and in the right partition is a maenad (a female follower of Dionysus). Hatay Archaeology Museum, Antakya, Turkey.

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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. (2021, March 09). Ariadne Abandoned on Naxos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13593/ariadne-abandoned-on-naxos/

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Raddato, Carole. "Ariadne Abandoned on Naxos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 09, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13593/ariadne-abandoned-on-naxos/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Ariadne Abandoned on Naxos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Mar 2021. Web. 22 Sep 2021.