Virbius (Hippolytus of Athens)

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Virbius is a character (Hippolytus of Athens) from Greek mythology transposed to Roman mythology.

In Greek mythology he corresponds to Hippolytus and the myth of him tells that after death, he was resurrected by Aesculapius and took the name Virbius (born twice).

Featured image: Hippolytus, Phaedra and Theseus. German School, 18th Century




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