Epicurus Bust, Vatican Museums

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 January 2016

A marble bust of the Hellenistic philosopher Epicurus (341-270 BCE), founder of Epicureanism. 2nd century CE Roman copy of an earlier Greek original. (Vatican Museums, Rome)

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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 23). Epicurus Bust, Vatican Museums. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4466/epicurus-bust-vatican-museums/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Epicurus Bust, Vatican Museums." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4466/epicurus-bust-vatican-museums/.

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