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Pellegrino Tibaldi - la tempestad provocada por Posidón.

Pellegrino Tibaldi - la tempestad provocada por Posidón.

19. Franz von Stuck, "Narcissus" (1926), oil on panel

19. Franz von Stuck, "Narcissus" (1926), oil on panel

The Offering to Asclepius.   1803, Pierre Narcisse Guerin, French, 1774-1833, oil on canvas.

The Offering to Asclepius. 1803, Pierre Narcisse Guerin, French, 1774-1833, oil on canvas.

Athena Statue

Athena Statue

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Asclepius - Greek God of Healing. Interesting to note the serpent on the staff, which is a common symbol on many ambulences today.  Many believe the gods of myth owed their "magical abilities" to advanced knowledge in their field of study, like medicine.

Asclepius - Greek God of Healing. Interesting to note the serpent on the staff, which is a common symbol on many ambulences today. Many believe the gods of myth owed their "magical abilities" to advanced knowledge in their field of study, like medicine.

HAIDES (Aides, Aidoneus, or Hades) was the King of the Underworld, the god of death and the dead. He presided over funeral rites and defended the right of the dead to due burial. Haides was also the god of the hidden wealth of the earth, from the fertile soil with nourished the seed-grain, to the mined wealth of gold, silver and other metals. Hades was devoured by Kronos as soon as he was born, along with four of his siblings.

HAIDES (Aides, Aidoneus, or Hades) was the King of the Underworld, the god of death and the dead. He presided over funeral rites and defended the right of the dead to due burial. Haides was also the god of the hidden wealth of the earth, from the fertile soil with nourished the seed-grain, to the mined wealth of gold, silver and other metals. Hades was devoured by Kronos as soon as he was born, along with four of his siblings.

A GREEK BRONZE MINOTAUR ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 520-500 B.C.

A GREEK BRONZE MINOTAUR ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 520-500 B.C.

Artemis and Deer, Delos Archaeological Museum / by twiga_swala, via Flickr

Artemis and Deer, Delos Archaeological Museum / by twiga_swala, via Flickr

Hera was the wife and one of three sisters of Zeus in the Olympian pantheon of Greek mythology and religion. Her chief function was as the goddess of women and marriage. Her counterpart in the religion of ancient Rome was Juno. The cow and the peacock were sacred to her. Hera's mother was Rhea and her father Cronus.

Hera was the wife and one of three sisters of Zeus in the Olympian pantheon of Greek mythology and religion. Her chief function was as the goddess of women and marriage. Her counterpart in the religion of ancient Rome was Juno. The cow and the peacock were sacred to her. Hera's mother was Rhea and her father Cronus.