Rape of Ganymede Mosaic

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Carole Raddato
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published on 16 March 2019
Rape of Ganymede Mosaic

Mosaic depicting the Rape of Ganymede. The god Zeus having transformed into an eagle carries Ganymede away. Late 2nd / early 3rd century CE, House of Dionysus, Paphos Archaeological Park.


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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 16). Rape of Ganymede Mosaic. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10213/

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Raddato, Carole. "Rape of Ganymede Mosaic." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 16, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10213/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Rape of Ganymede Mosaic." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 Mar 2019. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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