gods

Gold

Gold: a precious metal that seems to shine like the sun, and does not tarnish or rust. No wonder it is associated with the gods. We see this, for example, when the gods meet: "Now the gods were sitting with Zeus in council upon the golden floor while the goddess Hebe went round pouring out nectar for them to drink, and as they pledged one another in their cups of… Read more

Gallery: Gods and Heroes at the Louvre

Aristotle, Plato, SocratesMarble (100−200CE) Louvre We don’t have to wait until after we die to meet Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece. We may read poetry, prose, tragedy, or admire sculptures, vases or paintings. I’ll quote Aristotle and Plato from the Sourcebook[1]: Both understanding and wonder… Read more