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The Fantastic And Evil Serpent: How A Universal Symbol Became Christianized James H Charlesworth

Ares, the ancient Greek god of war, represented the violence and bloodshed of battle. There are a lot of legends and stories about Ares that play a large aspect in ancient Greek mythology. E′NYO (Enuô), the goddess of war, who delights in bloodshed and the destruction of towns, and accompanies Mars in battles. (Suid. s. v. comp. Müller, Orchom. p. 229, 2nd edit.) A statue of Enyo, produced by the sons of Praxiteles, stood in the temple of Ares at Athens. (Paus. i. eight. § 5.) Amongst the Graeae in Hesiod (Theog. 273) there is 1 named Enyo. He promises...