The Spinario (Boy with Thorn)

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 January 2016
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The bronze statue known as the Spinario or Boy with Thorn. The child is in the act of removing a thorn from his foot. 1st century BCE. (The 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 23). The Spinario (Boy with Thorn). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4478/the-spinario-boy-with-thorn/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "The Spinario (Boy with Thorn)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4478/the-spinario-boy-with-thorn/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "The Spinario (Boy with Thorn)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2016. Web. 29 Jul 2021.