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In ancient Roman religion and myth Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, limits, doors, gateways, and departure. Greek And Roman Mythology, Greek Gods, Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Statues, Roman Gods, Legends And Myths, Religious Studies, Janus

Janus, God of the Threshold

In the Roman pantheon, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, limits, doors, gateways, and departure. Unlike the other Greco-Roman deities, Janus was not imported from Greece to Rome. How he a…

Tetradrachm with a Janiform head composed of a laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left and a diademed head of Hera to right. Ancient Roman Coins, Ancient Romans, Ancient City, Ancient History, Arte Tribal, Coin Art, Gold And Silver Coins, Antique Coins, Greek Art

Tetradrachm with a Janiform head composed of a laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left and a diademed head of Hera to right. Tenedos, circa 100-70 BCE.

Roman glass "Janus bottle" c.

Ancient Roman glass "Janus" flask, c. 100CE

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This new month was named January after Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings. January was formed from the root words Janus and arius (meaning "pertaining to"). Hence January means "pertaining to Janus. Greek Mythology Tattoos, Greek And Roman Mythology, 22 Tattoo, Cover Tattoo, Roman Gods, Fantasy Portraits, Roman Art, Janus, Body Drawing

What Has January Got in Common with Two-Faced Janus?

This new month was named January after Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings. January was formed from the root words Janus and arius (meaning "pertaining to"). Hence January means "pertaining to Janus."

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Visit the Ancient world of the Roman god Janus. Discover fascinating information about Janus the Roman god of god of doors, choices, beginnings and endings. The legends and mythology about the Janus the two-headed god. It's All About Perspective, Roman Gods, Roman Sculpture, God Tattoos, Ancient Mysteries, Day Book, Greek Gods, Gods And Goddesses, Months In A Year

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Visit the Ancient world of the Roman god Janus. Discover fascinating information about Janus the Roman god of god of doors, choices, beginnings and endings. The legends and mythology about the Janus the two-headed god.

Janus-Head Flask/ century AD/ eastern mediterranean/ glass, 3 in. Paul Getty Museum/ the god Janus has two faces, one looking back at the past, and one looking forward towards the future

Beautiful mold-blown glass cup with the two heads of Janus from the Getty Villa Museum. http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/221863/unknown-maker-janus-head-cup-roman-1st-century/?artview=dor12998

Janus - the Roman god - mythology corrupted the legend of Noah into worship of him as Oannes, the fish-man god and also as Janus, the god who could look back (to the pre-flood world) and forward (to the post-flood world) Roman Gods, Biblical Art, Janus, Black Gift Boxes, Two Faces, Vanitas, Praise And Worship, Greek Gods, Gods And Goddesses

Katemi Plaque -Mythology-Janus

Katemi Plaques are a handmade collectible decor line emphasizing the diverse aspects of culture and civilization. They are sustained by research and documentation. Since they are handmade, each item is unique, an original work of art, and a collectible treasure. Katemi Plaques can be displayed alone or they can be grouped in several different arrangements, depending on the decorating space, need and general interest of the displayer. No framing is required. New items are added regularly to…

 Two-faced Janus head, from Vulci, Montalto di Castro, Viterbo Province, Italy. Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Chef D Oeuvre, Oeuvre D'art, Roman Sculpture, Lion Sculpture, Roman Mythology

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Testa di Giano bifronte, da Vulci. II sec. a.C. Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia.

Although most of the Roman gods and goddesses were borrowed from the Greeks, and later on from the Egyptians and other cultures, there were some that were of Roman origin. Janus is one of those. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Greek, Roman Drawings, Otep, Roman Gods, Buddhist Philosophy, Greek And Roman Mythology

Janus Is the Most Unusual Deity You've Never Met

Meet the ancient Roman god Janus. Here are the ins and outs of his life, including honors, and depictions in art.

Janus means “archway” in Latin. Janus was the Roman god of gateways and beginnings, often depicted as having two faces looking in opposite directions. The month of January is named for him. Profile Drawing, Roman Names, God Tattoos, Roman Gods, Babylon The Great, Worship The Lord, Connect The Dots, New Year Celebration, Two Faces

The Curse of Janus

“How long will you falter between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.” – 1 Kings 18:21* January is named after Janus, a two-faced ancient Roman god of begin…

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