Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Welcome Flora !










In Roman mythology, Flora (Latin: Flōra) was a goddess of flowers and the season of spring. While she was otherwise a relatively minor figure in Roman mythology, being one among several fertility goddesses, her association with the spring gave her particular importance at the coming of springtime. Her festival, the Floralia, was held between April 28 and May 3 and symbolized the renewal of the cycle of life, drinking, and flowers.[1] The festival was first instituted in 240 B.C.E but on the advice of the Sibylline books she was given another temple in 238 B.C.E. Her Greek equivalent was Chloris, who was a nymph and not a goddess at all. Flora was married to Favonius, the wind god, and her companion was Hercules.

3 comments:

  1. Piękna - jak wszystkie Twoje lale!!!
    Pozdrawiam:))

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  2. She is so beautiful! I love her green-blue dress! I think she is my favourite one (so far!). Keep up the good work girl! ;)

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