Ancient Greek Sculpture
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Vatican Museum - Athena
In Greek religion and mythology, Athena, daugther of Zeus, is the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization, law and justice, just warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts, and skill. Athena is also a shrewd companion of heroes and is the goddess of heroic endeavour. She is the virgin patroness of Athens.
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Topic: Greek Sculpture; Hermes of Praxiteles, this was made in honor of the greek God, Hermes. On the sculpture, he is carrying a character in Greek Mythology, the infant Dionysus. It is one of the original ancient masterpieces of the great Greek sculptor Praxiteles.