Meleager & the Calydonian Boar

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 27 January 2016

A scene from a Roman sarcophagus depicting the Greek hero Meleager fighting the Calydonian boar. From Nea Ionia (Treis Gefyres). 2nd century CE. (Archaeological Museum, Piraeus, Athens)



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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