Victory of Samothrace

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Victory of Samothrace:

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, in Greek religion and mythology, goddess of victory, daughter of Pallas and Styx. Often an attendant of Zeus or Athena, she also presided over all contests, athletic as well as military.
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You might well start with Audrey Hepburn as the Winged Victory of Samothrace standing on the steps of The Louvre in the film Funny Face.
Posters of such masterpieces as the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Starry Night are available through the Museum Shop.
was once anything other than mush is as arduous as the proposition that Barbie is related to the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
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Any sportsman will tell you that the only three things to see in the Louvre are the "Winged Victory of Samothrace," the "Venus de Milo" and the "Mona Lisa.
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is more beautiful than the Victory of Samothrace," he shouted at his unsuspecting readers.