Dionysos, Roman Mosaic


Mark Cartwright
published on 13 June 2013
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A Roman floor mosaic dating to the 4th century CE and depicting Dionysos fighting Indians. Dionysos was a very popular subject in Roman mosaics. Provenance: Villa Ruffinella, Rome. (Palazzo Massimo, 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 AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 13). Dionysos, Roman Mosaic. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1278/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Dionysos, Roman Mosaic." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 13 Jun 2013. Web. 20 Oct 2020.

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