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Looked At! The fall of the Phaeton

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A young man who falls from the sky and tragically drowns: Today's episode of our Looked At! series is a hollywood drama from Ancient Greece starring Phaeton. Want to find out what happened to him? Then get your popcorn ready and take a good look! A word of advice: get your tissues ready.

Image: Francesco di Simone Mosca: Der Sturz des Phaeton, 1523 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / Jörg. P Anders
Animation: Retina Fabrik