Archive for the ‘Roman Gods’ Category

Cupid Main Street Southbridge.JPG
A Surprisingly Anatomically Correct Depiction of Cupid, the Roman God of Love and Desire, Seen (Without His Signature Bow and Arrows) on a Large Black Cast Iron Planter Along the Side of Main Street in Southbridge, MA

Roman Woman Putnam
A Statue of a Maiden Dressed in Either Ancient Greek or Roman Garb Stands Outside the Historic Cargill Falls Mill in Putnam, Connecticut (One of the First Cotton Mills to Operate in America)

Face  Commomwealth Ave Boston C
The Bearded Face of a Man (or, Perhaps, an Unidentified Greek or Roman God) Stares Out From a Large Brass Urn in Front of a Brownstone on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, MA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
With His Hands and Feet Bound, a Captured Cupid Is Forced to Ride on the Back of a Tortoise in the Gallery of American Art at the Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, MA


It is Thought That Julius Caesar Originally Designated January 1st as New Year’s Day to Honor the Ancient Roman God Janus (Seen Here as a Bust at Tower Hill Botanic Gardens in West Boylston, MA) Whose One Face Could Gaze into the Past Year While the Other Looks Toward the New One