The Apotheosis of Homer

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Carole Raddato
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published on 13 May 2015
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Marble relief depicting the Apotheosis (elevation to divine status) of the poet Homer with Zeus, Apollo and the Muses, signed by the sculptor Archelaus of Priene, ca. 225-205 BCE, found in Italy but thought to have been sculpted in Egypt. (British Museum)

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2015, May 13). The Apotheosis of Homer. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3856/the-apotheosis-of-homer/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Apotheosis of Homer." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 13, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3856/the-apotheosis-of-homer/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Apotheosis of Homer." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 May 2015. Web. 25 Jul 2021.