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Mark Cartwright
by John William Waterhouse
published on 25 July 2016
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A 19th century CE painting by John William Waterhouse depicting the sorceress Circe of Homer's Odyssey offering a cup of magic potion to Odysseus. (Oldham Gallery, UK)

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Waterhouse, J. W. (2016, July 25). Circe. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Waterhouse, John W. "Circe." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 25, 2016.

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Waterhouse, John W. "Circe." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Jul 2016. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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