Ganymede & Eagle


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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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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