Commodus As Hercules

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Mark Cartwright
published on 24 August 2013
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A marble bust of Roman emperor Commodus as the hero of Greek mythology Hercules, c. 190-2 CE. (The Capitoline Museums, Rome)

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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, August 24). Commodus As Hercules. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Commodus As Hercules." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 24, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Commodus As Hercules." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Aug 2013. Web. 08 Dec 2021.