Mark Cartwright
published on 08 January 2014

A portrait of Plotina, wife of Roman emperor Trajan. The portrait was possibly carved in 129 CE on the occasion of the empress' deification. (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. (2014, January 08). Plotina. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Plotina." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 08, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Plotina." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Jan 2014. Web. 20 May 2022.