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►Greek Mythology: “The Gorgons”.-

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Originally posted on La Audacia de Aquiles:
Perseus and Medusa by Benvenuto Cellini, (1554). Perseus with the head of Medusa. Details. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In Greek Mythology, the Gorgons were three monsters, daughters of Echidna and Typhon. Their names were Stheno (“forceful”), Euryale (“far-roaming”),…

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►Greek Mythology: “Zeus and Leto” / “Book Tour with Olga Núñez Miret (@OlgaNM7)”.-

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Originally posted on La Audacia de Aquiles:
“Latona and the Lycian Peasants” by David Teniers II. (17th century). ___________________________________________________________________________________ Leto (which means”the hidden one”. Roman equivalent: Latona) was daughter of the Titans Coeus (Polus) and Phoebe and the sister of Asteria.…

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►Greek Mythology: “Zeus and Leda”/ Poetry: “Leda and the Swan” by W. B. Yeats.-

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On the Left: “Leda and the Swan” by Gustave Moreau. (1865-1875). On the Right: “Leda” by Gustave Moreau (1875-1880). _______________________________________________________________________________________ Leda was daughter of the aetolian King Thestius and wife of King Tyndareus of Sparta.…

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►Greek Mythology: “The Nereids, Fifty Sea Nymphs”.-

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Originally posted on La Audacia de Aquiles:
►Greek Mythology: “The Nereids, Fifty Sea Nymphs”: “A Mermaid” by John William Waterhouse (1900). ___________________________________________________________________________ The Nereids were fifty goddesses of the sea, daughters of Nereus (eldest son of Pontus, the Sea and…

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Greek Mythology: “The Charites” (“The Three Graces”).-

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►Greek Mythology: “The Charites” (“The Three Graces”): Fresco from Pompeii, House of Titus Dentatus Panthera, ca 65 -79 AD; Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli – Three Graces _________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Charites (Three Graces) were…

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Consider Your Wall A Canvas | Valentina Cirasola | Interior Designer

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I am a pensive person, when I think, I lay on the floor and stare at my ceiling or I sit comfortable and stare at the walls. I cannot just have bare or white walls,…

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Greek Mythology: “Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty”.-

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►Greek Mythology: “Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty”: “Venus Verticordia” (“Venus the Changer of Hearts”) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1868).- _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Aphrodite (In ancient greek Ἀφροδίτη”arisen from the foam”. Roman equivalent: Venus) was…

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