Monday, 3 October 2011

Linking the Gods to Humanity

Sitting high above the entrance to the central library is this little statue. I think it's meant to be the goddess Iris, a messenger of the gods. Homer ( the Greek one not the fat yellow American one) says "And now Iris, fleet as the wind, was sent by Jove to tell the bad news among the Trojans"; bit of a come down, then, to be stuck in Hull

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