Greek

Flood

Deucalion’s Flood

Deucalion’s Flood was caused by Zeus’s anger against the impious sons of Lycaon, the son of Pelasgus. Lycaon himself first civilized Arcadia and instituted the worship of Zeus.  Lycaeus angered Zeus by sacrificing a boy to him. He was therefore transformed into a wolf, and his house struck by lightning.

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Jupiter

Zeus, God of Thunder

A preliminary attempt to associate Zeus with the universal God the Father might work as far as correlating the recognized throne and authority, however Zeus’ character, perfections and attributes do not match at all. The ancient Greek myths were initially propagated in an oral-poetic tradition by Minoan and Mycenaean singers

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Lament of Hermes

Do you know, Asclepius, that Egypt is an image of heaven?  Or to speak more exactly, in Egypt all the operations of the powers which rule and work in heaven are present in the Earth below In fact, it should be said that the whole cosmos dwells in this our

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Raphael

Hermes, Messenger of the Gods

Hermes is immediately recognizable by four attributes: a broad-brimmed hat (petasos), winged sandals (talaria), a purse, and a herald’s wand (kerykeion, or caduceus in Latin). Hermes’ wand – a short-winged staff, entangled by two identical serpents – had magical powers, bringing sleep upon people or rousing them from it. If

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