The Judgement of Paris (Detail)

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 22 October 2013

A detail from a fragmentary marble relief depicting the Judgement of Paris, one of the preliminaries in the Trojan War story. Paris wears his typical oriental cap and on the left is his companion, the shepherdess Oenone, who holds a syrinx (panpipes). Early 2nd century CE. (Palazzo Altemps, Rome)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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