Sentence Examples

  • It is more probable that the Olympian Hermes represents the fusion of several distinct deities.
  • The figure of Hermes in Greek Art, fig.
  • When he came near the tombs, he drew some water with which he washed the gravestones, afterwards anointing them with perfume; he then sacrificed the bull on the altar calling upon Zeus Chthonios and Hermes Psychopompos, and inviting them in company with the heroes to the festival of blood.
  • It must, in fact, be remembered that men make their gods after their own likeness; and, whatever his origin, Hermes in particular was endowed with many of the qualities and habits of the Greek race.
  • On the Propertii see Mommsen in Hermes, iv.