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Hermes' Winged Sandal


Mark Cartwright
published on 07 March 2016
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A detail of a marble statue of Hermes showing one of the messenger god's winged sandals. 19th century CE plaster cast from the 1st century BCE bronze original. (Archaeological Museum, Pavia, Italy)

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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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Cartwright, M. (2016, March 07). Hermes' Winged Sandal. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hermes' Winged Sandal." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 07, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hermes' Winged Sandal." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Mar 2016. Web. 15 May 2021.