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Bee Goddess from Rhodes, 7th Century BCE The bee was a prevalent image of the Goddess found in such diverse cultures as Mesopotamia, Lithuania, Egypt, Sicily, and elsewhere. The names Melissa and Deborah refer to a priestess of the goddess and literally mean “honey bee.”

“The myths and legends about Faerie are many and diverse, and often contradictory. Only one thing is certain - that nothing is certain. All things are possible in the land of Faerie.” Brian Froud and Alan Lee.

“The myths and legends about Faerie are many and diverse, and often contradictory. Only one thing is certain - that nothing is certain. All things are possible in the land of Faerie.” ~Brian Froud and Alan Lee, Preface of Faeries

Isabella of Aragon ( the "real" Mona Lisa) ~ Isabella was the first-born child of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile. Isabella of Aragon and her court painter, Leonardo DaVinci had a clandestine marriage in 1497 due to their difference in social status. From that union were born five children: Francesco (Da Melzo), Giovanna of Aragon, Antonio of Aragon, Maria of Aragon, and Isabella the Younger. #monalisa