I did not know enough Greek and Roman mythology
to make sense of the pictures.
The book might have been an unwieldy encyclopedic catalog of the many flora that appear in mythology, yet Giesecke focuses on plants featured prominently in Metamorphoses, Ovid's epic poem that is considered the primary source of Greek and Roman mythology
In ancient Roman mythology
, two-faced Janus was the symbol of transition between past and future, and it was in both directions that his two faces were looking at.
Styx and Kerberos join Pluto's three other moons and are named after figures from Greek and Roman mythology
Other people have an interest in a specific topic and want to sample a course in astronomy, poetry, or Greek and Roman mythology
FRAGMENTS of marble sculptures from a monument consecrated to the nymphs of ancient Greek and Roman mythology
have been uncovered during on-going excavations at Paphos' ancient theatre, the archaeological team in charge of the dig have announced.
MUCH OF MODERN astronomical lore is based on ancient Greek and Roman mythology
, and many star names come from Arabic.
Inspired by Greek and Roman mythology
and contemporary culture, Porelli's glazed, white porcelain figures infuse the archetypal with surrealistic kitsch.
In this reference for general readers and students in high school and up, 94 alphabetical articles describe the most well-known heroes and heroines from Greek and Roman mythology
, from Achilles to Troilus, and also cover overlapping demigods, nymphs, sorceresses, and other creatures that inhabited the mortal world and figured prominently in the myths of the heroes and heroines.
Girls from the Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology
The term, from Roman mythology
, refers to the possession of two faces, or diprosopia, which occasionally occurs in numerous species.
The school provides a classical liberal arts education - students read Plato and Aristotle, and Greek and Roman mythology
, and study the Renaissance and the Reformation - and emphasizes building strong character traits as the foundation for a successful life.
The great arcades are also decorated with allegorical figures representing characters in Roman mythology
In Roman mythology
, Janus was the god of gates, doorways, beginnings, and endings.
The bank was optimistically renamed Aurora Bank FSB in April -- Aurora being the goddess of the dawn in Roman mythology