Epicurus Bust, Vatican Museums

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 January 2016

A marble bust of the Hellenistic philosopher Epicurus (341-270 BCE), founder of Epicureanism. 2nd century CE Roman copy of an earlier Greek original. (Vatican Museums, Rome)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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