Mark Cartwright
published on 28 June 2013

A detail of a 3rd century CE Roman statue of Hecate (or Hekate), goddess of the Moon. As here, she is often depicted having three heads and bodies. (Vatican Museums, 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 WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 28). Hecate. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1342/hecate/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hecate." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 28, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1342/hecate/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Hecate." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jun 2013. Web. 24 May 2022.