Odysseus Escaping Polyphemos

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Mark Cartwright
published on 21 December 2018
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A scene from a Greek black-figure pottery vase showing the hero Odysseus tied to a sheep as a means of escape from the cyclops Polyphemos. Unknown date. (Mykonos Archaeological Museum)

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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. (2018, December 21). Odysseus Escaping Polyphemos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9788/odysseus-escaping-polyphemos/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Odysseus Escaping Polyphemos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 21, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9788/odysseus-escaping-polyphemos/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Odysseus Escaping Polyphemos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Dec 2018. Web. 02 Dec 2021.