MERCURY/MERCURIAL    Origin- Mercury, the Roman messenger, delivered messages in a very swift yet erratic way. Many would say he had a very mercurial personality.   Explanation- Mercurial described people's unstable ways of being just like Mercury was when he was sent to deliver messages. He was quite unpredictable when delivering messages. Example- Her mercurial temper made it hard for her to make friends.

Hendrick Goltzius, Mercury, 1611 Oil on panel, 214 x 120 cm Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem

Mercury (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mercury (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mercury (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Silver statuette of Mercury,, Berthouville Treasure, century AD, Cabinet des Médailles. Photo by interesting caduceus-like staff

Mythology + Religion: Egyptian God Thoth | #Mythology #EgyptianMythology

Thoth was a god worshiped as a baboon in Hermopolis. He was the god of the moon, magic, mediates conflicts, and wisdom; he can also be an example of the trickster.

A Greek and Roman messenger of the gods, Mercury or Hermes is a deity of wealth, trade and travelers. Using his winged sandals he named 'talaria,' he assisted many gods in delivering messages. He holds his famous symbol, the caduceus, which later became a symbol for medicine and alchemy.

Etruscan/Roman messenger Mercury/Hermes is a deity of wealth, trade and travelers. Using his winged sandals he assisted many in delivering messages. He holds his famous symbol, the caduceus, which later became a symbol for medicine

Hermes was an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia. He was second youngest of the Olympian gods

Roman god Mercury / Hermes in Greek mythology - messenger of the gods

William Blake Richmond 1886 Hermes, a.k.a. Mercury...    As one named Mercury, if I had a pair of those shoes and that hat and cape, I could be the spit and image of this picture.  Yeah, right!  Maybe if Mercury was older, flabbier, and waaaay more clothed...

jsarevisited: do-not-open-til-christmas: oldbookillustrations: 1886 William Blake Richmond (English Painter, ~ Hermes; [after his painting and via The Magazine of Art, Vol.

His winged shoes (talaria) are representative of Mercury's function as a go-between from the world of human affairs and the transcendant realm of…

Roman Mythology

Giovanni da Bologna - Classic Hermes/Mercury Hermes can cross all borders and thresholds

30 day Percy Jackson challenge day 6. my favorite major greek god is Hermes

Greek Myths - Lesley Barnes Illustration modern day illustration based on black figure painting

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