hermes

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(Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes Argus
insignia used by the medical profession; modeled after the staff of Hermes caduceus
statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost herm
(Greek mythology) son of Hermes and Aphrodite who merged with the nymph Salmacis to form one body Hermaphroditus
(Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes Mercury
(Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster Perseus
(Greek mythology) a simple countryman who offered hospitality to Zeus and Hermes when they came to earth without revealing their identities in order to test people's piety Philemon
mythical Greek warrior with an unusually loud voice who died after losing a shouting contest with Hermes Stentor
winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art) talaria
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