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Janus - In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus (Latin: Ianus) is the god of beginnings and transitions,[1] thence also of gates, doors, doorways, endings and time. He is usually a two-faced god since he looks to the future and the past. The Romans dedicated the month of January to Janus. Source: Wikipedia

Janus - In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus (Latin: Ianus) is the god of beginnings and transitions,[1] thence also of gates, doors, doorways, endings and time. He is usually a two-faced god since he looks to the future and the past. The Romans dedicated the month of January to Janus. Source: Wikipedia

Andreas Friedrich. Emblemata Nova. 1617.

Andreas Friedrich. Emblemata Nova. 1617.

It's January first today, New Year's Day.   Happy New Year!   Here we are at the turning point in the year, at the threshold or gateway ...

It's January first today, New Year's Day. Happy New Year! Here we are at the turning point in the year, at the threshold or gateway ...

Janus I | Yves Velter

Janus I | Yves Velter

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.

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.

PHOTOGRAPHY AND PAINT PORTRAITS -   Philippine artist Janus Miralles makes very beautiful abstract portraits by mixing photography and paint as a way to create. Often in black and white, faces are erased with a certain darkness, as if they were burnt.

Photography And Paint Portraits

PHOTOGRAPHY AND PAINT PORTRAITS - Philippine artist Janus Miralles makes very beautiful abstract portraits by mixing photography and paint as a way to create. Often in black and white, faces are erased with a certain darkness, as if they were burnt.

Winter (January) involved the god Janus, who looked backwards and forwards. This is the god behind New Year's celebrations.

Winter (January) involved the god Janus, who looked backwards and forwards. This is the god behind New Year's celebrations.

hadrian6:  Herm - The Two Faces of Janus.  Italian. late 18th.century. marble.  Hermitage St.Petersburg Russia. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

hadrian6: Herm - The Two Faces of Janus. Italian. late 18th.century. marble. Hermitage St.Petersburg Russia. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

PHOTOGRAPHY AND PAINT PORTRAITS -   Philippine artist Janus Miralles makes very beautiful abstract portraits by mixing photography and paint as a way to create. Often in black and white, faces are erased with a certain darkness, as if they were burnt.

Photography And Paint Portraits

PHOTOGRAPHY AND PAINT PORTRAITS - Philippine artist Janus Miralles makes very beautiful abstract portraits by mixing photography and paint as a way to create. Often in black and white, faces are erased with a certain darkness, as if they were burnt.

Janus

Janus

JAstore webwinkel voor JAnus JAcobus houtkachels

JAstore webwinkel voor JAnus JAcobus houtkachels

Janus- Roman god of beginnings. Ganesh concept????/

Janus- Roman god of beginnings. Ganesh concept????/

Janus, by Louise Bourgeois, 2008 - Drypoint printed with tone on fabric

Janus, by Louise Bourgeois, 2008 - Drypoint printed with tone on fabric

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

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

"Caliburn", Golden Sword of the Victorious

"Caliburn", Golden Sword of the Victorious

Janus III Thomas Junghans

Janus III Thomas Junghans

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