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Mark Cartwright
published on 23 January 2016
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A Roman relief panel from a frieze depicting the goddess Leto fighting Giants. She holds a torch in each hand while the Giants prepare to throw large rocks. From a public building, discovered on the Oppius Hill, 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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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2016, January 23). Leto Fighting Giants. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4462/leto-fighting-giants/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Leto Fighting Giants." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4462/leto-fighting-giants/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Leto Fighting Giants." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2016. Web. 30 Jul 2021.