Hercules Abducting Iole

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 06 April 2021
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A 2nd century CE Attic relief plaque depicting Hercules abducting Iole. On the right is a youth representing the 'leader of the bride' or nymphagogus. (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, Athens)

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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. (2021, April 06). Hercules Abducting Iole. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13803/hercules-abducting-iole/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hercules Abducting Iole." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 06, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13803/hercules-abducting-iole/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hercules Abducting Iole." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Apr 2021. Web. 22 Sep 2021.