Meleager & the Calydonian Boar

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 27 January 2016
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A scene from a Roman sarcophagus depicting the Greek hero Meleager fighting the Calydonian boar. From Nea Ionia (Treis Gefyres). 2nd century CE. (Archaeological Museum, Piraeus, Athens)

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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 27). Meleager & the Calydonian Boar. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4517/meleager--the-calydonian-boar/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Meleager & the Calydonian Boar." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 27, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4517/meleager--the-calydonian-boar/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Meleager & the Calydonian Boar." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2016. Web. 02 Aug 2021.