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Fire græsk-romerske guder foran Christiansborg Slot

Four Greek-Roman Gods at Christiansborg Castle

H.W. Bissen & Bertel Thorvaldsen
1843-47

København /  Fire græsk-romerske guder foran Christiansborg Slot

Description

Four statues of Greek-Roman gods.

Æskulap - Asclepius
Greek god of medicine and healing
(Wikipedia).

æskulap
af h.w. bissen
1798-1868
1847

Nemesis
Greek goddess of retribution
(Wikipedia).

nemesis
af h.w. bissen
1798-1868
1847

Minerva
(Παλλὰς Ἀθηνᾶ) in Greek, or Minerva, in Roman mythology, is the goddess of war, civilization, wisdom, etc. She is often depicted with an owl, which symbolizes her ties to wisdom. (Wikipedia: Athena and Minerva)..

minerva
af h.w. bissen
1798-1868
1847

Herkules
(Ἡρακλῆς), Latin: Hercules, divine hero in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and Alcmene (Wikipedia)..

herkules
af bertel thorvaldsen
1770-1844
1843

Sculptors

Tags

Location N 55°40'35" E 12°34'46"

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Item Code: dk091; Photograph: 12 July 2009  / updated: 23 November 2016
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