Mark Cartwright
published on 19 August 2013

A marble bust of Roman emperor Commodus, r. 180-192 CE. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).

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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, August 19). Commodus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Commodus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 19, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Commodus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Aug 2013. Web. 06 Jul 2022.