Melpomene

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 17 June 2013
Melpomene

A 1st century CE Roman sculpture of Melpomene, the Muse of tragedy. She holds a sword and the tragic mask of Hercules. (Vatican Museums, Rome).


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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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, June 17). Melpomene. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1297/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Melpomene." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 17, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1297/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Melpomene." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2013. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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