Leda & the Swan

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Mark Cartwright
published on 17 January 2016
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A Roman-period statue of Leda and the swan from Greek mythology. From a 4th century BCE Greek original by Timotheos. (Capitoline Museums, Rome)

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2016, January 17). Leda & the Swan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4441/leda--the-swan/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Leda & the Swan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 17, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4441/leda--the-swan/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Leda & the Swan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jan 2016. Web. 28 Jul 2021.