Poseidon Mosaic, Amphipolis

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Spyros Kamilalis
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published on 07 July 2017
Poseidon Mosaic, Amphipolis Download Full Size Image

A mosaic from a chapel in the Strymon valley. This is an early Christian mosaic depicting the god Poseidon with a halo. It displays the need for a smooth transition from paganism to Christianity. 3rd Century CE. (Archaeological Museum of Amphipolis, Greece)

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Spyros Kamilalis
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Kamilalis, S. (2017, July 07). Poseidon Mosaic, Amphipolis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6827/poseidon-mosaic-amphipolis/

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Kamilalis, Spyros. "Poseidon Mosaic, Amphipolis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 07, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6827/poseidon-mosaic-amphipolis/.

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