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Epic Beings and CreaturesSaturn Fountain - Palace of Versailles - Versailles, France

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This fountain with its central statue of Saturn, is located at the south end of the four fountains that celebrate the seasons in the gardens at the Palace of Versailles, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 6/22/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules - Versailles, France

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Known as Hercules by the Romans and as Heracles by the Greeks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 10/24/2012

Image for Ino and Melicertes  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

NENE9.2 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesIno and Melicertes - Versailles, France

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Ino threw herself and her son, Melicertes, into the sea - and they became marine deities.

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location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 10/24/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesAchilles - Versailles, France

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Achilles was the hero of the Trojan War and Homer's Illiad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 9/26/2018

Image for L'Amazone  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesL'Amazone - Versailles, France

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The Amazons were a mythological nation of women warriors constantly challenging the Greeks and their gods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 10/24/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules - Versailles, France

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Hercules is the son of Zeus...and famous for his strength.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 10/25/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCyparissus - Versailles, France

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Cyparissus, the beloved of Apollo, is here shown with a stag he has tamed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 10/24/2012

Image for Syrinx  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSyrinx - Versailles, France

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Syrinx was a nymph..pursued by Pan...but she remained chaste.

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location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 2/26/2015

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMercury - Palace of Versailles - Versailles, France

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This statue of Mercury, the son of Jupiter and Maia, is found in the gardens of the Palace of Versaille, France

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 6/17/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMercure Farnese - Versailles, France

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Mercury...the mytholgoical God of Trade and Messenger of the Gods.

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location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for Pandora  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPandora - Versailles, France

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In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 6/17/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules - Versailles, France

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Hercules is usually portrayed with a lion skin and a club as he is here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 9/24/2018

Image for Ariadne  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesAriadne - Versailles, France

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Ariadne helped Theseus defeat the Minotaur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 10/6/2016

Image for Laocoon and His Sons  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

NENE9.3 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesLaocoon and His Sons - Versailles, France

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It was Laocoon who warned Troy about Greeks bearing gifts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 10/25/2012

Image for Cherubim at Versailles (Southwest Corner) - Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCherubim at Versailles (Southwest Corner) - Versailles, France

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This small trio of cherubim mark the southwest corner of this reflecting pool outside the west side of the Palace of Versailles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 12/31/2016

Image for Papirius and His Mother  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPapirius and His Mother - Versailles, France

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Papirius couldn't keep a secret.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/7/2011

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for Nymphe et Amour  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

NENE9.3 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNymphe et Amour - Versailles, France

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The gardens of Versailles have hundreds of sculptures. This one is located along the side of the pool near the Chateau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 8/25/2012

Image for Latona  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesLatona - Versailles, France

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Latona is the mother of Apollo and Artemis. (Zeus is the father.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 8/1/2004

Image for Zephyr  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

NENE9.3 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesZephyr - Versailles, France

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The gardens of Versailles have hundreds of sculptures. This one is located along the side of the pool near the Chateau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 12/31/2016

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCherubim at Versailles - Versailles, France

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These three angels are found on one corner of this fountain found near the Palace at Versailles in Versailles, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 12/31/2016

Image for Faun  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFaun - Versailles, France

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Fauns were forest spirits closely associated with Pan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 5/7/2013

Image for Urania  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesUrania - Versailles, France

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Urania is the muse of astronomy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for Nymphe et Enfant Tenant un Trident  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNymphe et Enfant Tenant un Trident - Versailles, France

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The gardens of Versailles have hundreds of sculptures. This one is located along the side of the pool near the Chateau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/4/2011

last visited: 12/31/2016

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFaun - Versailles, France

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Fauns were usually depicted as half man and half goat...but not this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for Nymphe et Enfant Soufflant Dans une Conque Marine  -  Versailles, Franceview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNymphe et Enfant Soufflant Dans une Conque Marine - Versailles, France

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The gardens of Versailles have hundreds of sculptures. This one is located along the side of the pool near the Chateau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/4/2011

last visited: 12/31/2016

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