Mark Cartwright
published on 23 January 2016
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A marble bust of the Titan Oceanus, a personification of the sea which the Greeks and Romans believed encircled the earth. Part of a fountain decoration at Hadrian's Villa, Rome, 2nd century CE. (Vatican 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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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 23). Oceanus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4460/oceanus/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Oceanus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4460/oceanus/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Oceanus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2016. Web. 25 Oct 2021.