Portrait of Homer

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Carole Raddato
published on 13 May 2015
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Marble portrait bust of the blind poet Homer with Greek letters carved on each side, Antonine copy (2nd century CE) of a Hellenistic original of the 2nd century BCE, found 1780 near Baiae (Italy). Now in the British Museum.

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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. (2015, May 13). Portrait of Homer. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3855/portrait-of-homer/

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Raddato, Carole. "Portrait of Homer." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 13, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3855/portrait-of-homer/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Portrait of Homer." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 May 2015. Web. 04 Aug 2021.