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Podcast Episode 7: Winged Nike of Samothrace

For the second episode of Season 2, we are examining one of the most famous works of art in history: The Winged Nike of Samothrace. To listen to the episode, click here.


 

Winged Nike of Samothrace

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Winged Nike with Prow

(Creative Commons 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons)

















Coin of King Antigonus II Gonatas (Creative Commons 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)













Sanctuary of the Great Gods, Samothrace

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Winged Nike being evacuated from the Louvre, 1939 (Fair use via Wikimedia Commons)














Daru Staircase in the Louvre

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Sources


Europe 101: Art and History for the Traveler

Rick Steves and Gene Openshaw


Gardner’s Art through the Ages, 12th edition

Fred S. Kleiner













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