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Mercury, Roman Religion and Mythology (Photo Archive)

Mercury

Messenger of the gods and god of trade, abundance and commercial success Roman Religion and Mythology / Lexicon

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Mercurius, or Mercury, was the Roman parallel to the Greek Hermes. He was the messenger of the gods and the god of trade, grain in particular, commercial success and abundance.

He is normally depicted with a staff with two intertwined snakes, and wearing a winged hat and winged shoes.

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This page is linked under the names "Mercury", "Mercurius", "Merqurius", "Mirqurios" and "Mircurios".

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