Tuesday, February 19, 2008


Myths, folklore, and symbolism
Fortuna: The Roman goddess of fate, but later the goddess only of good fortune, she is identified with the Greek goddess Tyche and often appears in the art of the Renaissance. As the personification of chance or changing luck, she is usually depicted as standing on a wheel or sphere. A frequent attribute of Fortuna is the horn of plenty. (Herder)

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