Titirangi Storyteller

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Gods of the Ancients

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I have a fascination for religious iconography. All religions, all over the world – but especially western religions since I am western. I found this guy lurking over the entrance to an old building on Manhattan’s west side.

Taurus was Zeus disguised as a white bull with golden horns – mad for the Phonoecian princess, Europa. As the bull, he became her friend and then carried her off to Crete, revealed himself and married her. And here is is – still hanging about – waiting?


Written by Titirangi Storyteller

23/01/2011 at 10:22 pm

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