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Sep
22

archaicwonder:

Etruscan Bronze Mask of Achelous, c. 520 BC
In Greek mythology, Achelous was the patron deity of the “silver-swirling” Achelous River, which is the largest river of Greece, and thus the chief of all river deities, since every river was believed to have its own spirit. His name is pre-Greek, its meaning unknown. In ancient art his image is often reduced to just a bearded mask, and he is believed to be the origin of the medieval Green Man. 
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archaicwonder:

Etruscan Bronze Mask of Achelous, c. 520 BC

In Greek mythology, Achelous was the patron deity of the “silver-swirling” Achelous River, which is the largest river of Greece, and thus the chief of all river deities, since every river was believed to have its own spirit. His name is pre-Greek, its meaning unknown. In ancient art his image is often reduced to just a bearded mask, and he is believed to be the origin of the medieval Green Man

More about Achelous..

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Annotationes: ancient art etruscan art tagamemnon achelous greek mythology

Sep
22

archaicwonder:

Greek Gold Ring with a Siren, Sphinx and Hippocamp, 6th Century BC

In Greek mythology Sirens were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, portrayed as femmes fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.

A sphinx was a female monster with the body of a lion, the breast and head of a woman, eagle’s wings and sometimes a serpent-headed tail. She was sent by the gods to plague the town of Thebes as punishment for some ancient crime. There she preyed on the youths of the land, devouring all those who failed to solve her riddle.

Hippocampoi were the horses of the sea. They were depicted with the head and fore-parts of a horse and the serpentine tail of a fish. The ancients believed they were the adult-form of the fish we call the seahorse. Hippocampoi were the steeds of Nereid nymphs and sea-gods. Poseidon drove a chariot drawn by two or four of the creatures.

(Source: search.getty.edu, via celzmccelz)

Annotationes: greek jewelry ancient jewelry ancient art greek art tagamemnon

Sep
22

parliamentrook:

mythicarticulations:

Who’s a good boy? You’re a good boy!
Who devours the flesh of mortals? You devour the flesh of mortals!

Poseable “Cerberus in a Can” now available in our Etsy shop.

good product, good design and packaging, great photos, A+++

(via anachronisticimpulses)

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Sep
21

REBLOG FOR CLASSICAL LATIN

interretialia:

hanadoodles:

Post for ecclesiastical latin here

Optime!

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Sep
21

Remember kids, being a Goth isn’t about the wearing a particular style of clothes or listening to certain types of music…

It’s about ravaging the Balkans, threatening to sack Constantinople, actually sacking Rome and eventually establishing permanent kingdoms in Southern Gaul and the Iberian and Italian Peninsulas.

(via c-aesarion)

Sep
21

Latin Names of Elements: Thorium

Element 90: Thorium

Latin Name: thōrium, thōr

  • Thōrus, Thōrī " - Thor (Norse god of thunder)
  • — > thōro- ] — stem
  • — > thōro] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > thōr] + [ io- ] — io- ] assimilates ending in thōro]
  • — > thōrio- ] — new stem implying “Thor element”
  • = “thōrium, thōriī " - second-declension neuter

Named after the Norse god of war and thunder for its power.

-Beniaminus

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Sep
21

Vita meae - Amicula Rachel

Vita meae - Amicula Rachel

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Sep
21

Latin Names of Elements: Actinium

Element 89: Actinium

Latin Name: actīnium, actīniī

  • ἀκτίς, ἀκτῖνος " - ray
  • — > ἀκτιν— stem
  • — > actīn] — Latinized
  • — > actīn] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > actīnio- ] — new stem implying “ray element”
  • = “actīnium, actīniī " - second-declension neuter

So named for its radiation (like radium).

-Beniaminus

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Sep
21

Latin Names of Elements: Radium

Element 88: Radium

Latin Name: radium, radiī

  • radius, radiī " - ray
  • — > [ radio— stem
  • — > radio] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > radio] + [ io- ] — io- ] assimilates ending io in radio]
  • — > radio- ] — new stem implying “ray element”
  • = “radium, radiī " - second-declension neuter

So named for its capability to emit energy in the form of rays.

image

-Beniaminus

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Sep
21

Latin Names of Elements: Francium

Element 87: Francium

Latin Name: francium, franciī

  • Francia, Franciae " - France
  • — > franciā— stem
  • — > franciā] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > franc] + [ io- ] — io- ] assimilates ending  in franciā]
  • — > francio- ] — new stem implying “France element”
  • = “francium, franciī " - second-declension neuter

Named after the country in which it was discovered.

-Beniaminus

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