Gabriel Araujo

Gabriel Araujo

São Paulo / Paulistano, 23 anos, historiador e professor, aprendiz de arqueólogo, potterhead, não vive sem livros, política, música, cinema e games
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The obverse shows the diademed head of Alexander the Great (r. 336-323 BC). This posthumous and idealized portrait includes symbols of Alexander’s deification, one of which is the ram’s horn, characteristic of the Egyptian god Amon. This iconography derives from the type of coin introduced by one of Alexander’s immediate successors, King Lysimachos of Thrace …

Roman Medallion Aboukir - Eastern Roman Empire, Beroia (headquarters of the Macedonian province), Century III, gold.

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Today's infographic is a crash course in Egyptian history. After reading about Nun, the source of all Egyptian gods, I immediately noticed how little I know about this ancient religion.

Zeus (Jupiter) Ammon, Roman-Egyptian slab fragment (terracotta), 1st century AD, (Museo Barracco, Rome).

Horned god, Ammon - "Roman cast terracotta of ram-horned Jupiter Ammon, century AD (Museo Barracco, Rome)" (Wiki)

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demetertanagra.jpg 300×256 pixels

Silver stater from Delphi, 338/6-334/3 BC. Obv. Head of Demeter left, wearing grain-ear wreath and veil. Rev. Apollo seated left on omphalos, tripod to left, AMΦIKTIONΩN around.

Silver stater from Delphi, BC. Head of Demeter left, wearing grain-ear wreath and veil. Apollo seated left on omphalos, tripod to left, AMΦIKTIONΩN around.

How appropriate to find & repin this lovely statue of Hekate, for tomorrow night is Hekate's Night & the perfect time to honor Her with leaving an offering at a crossroads...

Beautifully detailed statue of the Goddess Hecate – goddess of the three paths, goddess of witchcraft, guardian of the household, protector of the newly born. Here she is depicted standing on a crossr