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Mark Cartwright
published on 22 January 2016
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A marble statue of Ganymede, the Trojan prince from Greek mythology who was abducted from Mt. Ida by Zeus to become the gods' cupbearer. Found on the via Tuscolana, Rome, 2nd century CE. (Vatican 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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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 22). Ganymede & Eagle. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Ganymede & Eagle." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 22, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ganymede & Eagle." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Jan 2016. Web. 02 Aug 2021.