Ermou Street

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In many Greek cities the street with the shops took the name of the ancient god, Hermes, patron of commerce, letters, messenger of the gods, etc. psychopomp Hermes, as protector of commerce, and worshiped by the Romans, who named him Mercury was born here and the word «market», common around the globe.

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other1_f on November 24, 2012

Dear Thanasis, great street picture. Like

but the name of Mercury God in Greek mithology wasn't Hermes?

have a nice weekend

Elena

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  • Uploaded on February 7, 2012
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    by Thanasis Germanos

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