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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Hermes

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The Mercury of the Romans; in the Greek mythology the herald of the gods and the god of eloquence and of all kinds of cunning and dexterity in word and action; invented the lyre, the alphabet, numbers, astronomy, music, the cultivation of the olive, &c.; was the son of Zeus and Maia; wore on embassy a winged cap, winged sandals, and carried a herald's wand as symbol of his office.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hermes'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/h/hermes.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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Monday, November 11th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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